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Asian Disaster Reduction Center publishes Natural Disasters Data Book 2012

The Asian

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Fri, 20/12/2013 - 14:47
Fri, 12/20/2013

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 where giant earthquakes are possible to happen.

Most earthquakes occur when tectonic plates are moving. Giant earthquake can occur at subduction zones – where one plate sinks below the other. The information so far was unreliable, mostly because giant earthquakes are relatively rare and tracking record goes as far as the 19th hundred.

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Wed, 18/12/2013 - 17:06

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Wed, 12/18/2013

NASA: App that shows climate change consequences

Pedersen Glacier 1917 and 2005

The impact of

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Mon, 09/12/2013 - 11:34

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Mon, 12/09/2013

Remote Sensing: Global market to rise to 12 billion USD by 2019

The study forecasts the global Remote Sensing market

A new study by BBC Research LLC, has found that the global market for remote sensing technologies will continuously grow and should reach $12.1 billion by 2019, as Spar Point Group reported. The study includes forecasts for 20 end-user markets in 39 countries.

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Thu, 07/11/2013 - 10:20

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Thu, 11/07/2013

UN-SPIDER and IFRC present 2013 World Disasters Report

The 2013 edition of the World Disasters Report, with a focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action, was launched on 30 October 2013 at the Vienna International Centre. The launch was organised by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), together with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Embassy of Norway in Vienna and the Austrian Red Cross.

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Wed, 30/10/2013 - 12:02

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Annual Report of International Charter Space and Major Disasters published

Flood map for N'Djamena, Chad

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has launched its 2012 Annual Report describing the Charter's activities throughout 2012.

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Fri, 25/10/2013 - 10:40

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United Nations celebrate UN Day

Today, on 24 October, the United Nations are observing UN Day. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by Member States as a public holiday. UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.

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Thu, 24/10/2013 - 11:14

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Thu, 10/24/2013

SPOT Vegetation: New portal for free satellite data

The portal makes available all VEGETATION products older than three months

The research organisation VITO has launched a new portal that makes accessible SPOT Vegetation data: www.vito-eodata.be. All VEGETATION products older than three months are available free of charge.

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Wed, 16/10/2013 - 14:25

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Wed, 10/16/2013

Digital Globe launches foundation to foster geospatial education

The satellite company DigitalGlobe issued a press release on 11 October announcing the establishment of DigitalGlobe Foundation.

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Wed, 16/10/2013 - 10:23

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Wed, 10/16/2013

United Nations celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction

On 13 October 2013, the United Nations observed the 2013 International Day for Disaster Reduction. This year the focus of the International Day for

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Mon, 14/10/2013 - 08:36

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