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GlobTemperature project: One stop shop for surface temperature data

Global monthly land surface temperature from Envisat’s AATSR for July 2006.

The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched a new project to provide scientists with a one-stop shop for land, lake and ice temperature data - measured by satellites.

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Tue, 14/01/2014 - 16:43

Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si

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Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35
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38.9072
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-77.0365

Gaofen-1: Chinese HD Satellite officially put in service

Smog over China seen from Space by NASA

China's high definition Earth Observation satellite Gaofen-1 has been officially put in service on Monday, 30 December 2013, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Ind

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Fri, 03/01/2014 - 11:03
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39.904
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116.408

Moclic: Monitoring Climate Change with geo-referenced Data

Moclic uses geo-referenced climate data

Researchers from the Center of Environmental Geography Research (CIGA) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico designed

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Fri, 03/01/2014 - 10:29
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19.3189
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-99.1844

Skybox publishes first high-resolution Video of Earth from Space

The video shows selected HD-quality clips.

The private satellite company Skybox published on Friday, 27 December 2013, the first images of their remote sensing satellite SkySat-1 on their website.

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Mon, 30/12/2013 - 09:09

Costs of Disasters: Swiss Re estimates an annual Loss of 130 Billion USD

Swiss Re estimates losses from disasters to amount to 130 billion USD in 2013.

The reinsurance company Swiss Re estimates the loss created by disasters worldwide in 2013 to amount to 130 billion USD.

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Wed, 25/12/2013 - 08:00

UN designates Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water

Han Seung-soo was appointed Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water.

On 19 December 2013, the United Nations appointed a Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water who will support the United Nations’ work on water related disaster risk reduction.

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Tue, 24/12/2013 - 06:49

Asian Disaster Reduction Center publishes Natural Disasters Data Book 2012

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center, one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has published the Natural Disasters Data Book 2012.

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Fri, 20/12/2013 - 14:47

New global map shows probable giant earthquake locations

The map shows the points where giant earthquakes are possible.

International researchers at the Monash University, Australia created a global map showing the points

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Wed, 18/12/2013 - 17:06

NASA: App that shows climate change consequences

Pedersen Glacier 1917 and 2005

The impact of climate change on the environment is not always easy to see. Now, with NASA’s Images of Change iPad application, users can get an interactive before-and-after view of the changes.

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Mon, 09/12/2013 - 11:34