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WMO: Publication on a Decade of Climate Extremes

New report by WMO: The Global Climate 2001-2010

The World Meteorological Organization published the report "2001-2010, A Decade of Climate Extre

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Fri, 05/07/2013 - 17:21

Tangible Earth: The World's first interactive digital Globe

Professor Shinichi Takemura demonstrating the Tangible Earth

During the Fourth Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva which took place last week, Prof Shinichi Takemura presented his invention: The Tangible Earth.

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Wed, 29/05/2013 - 07:11
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46.1984
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6.1423

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015

Director-General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Martin Dahi

Japan will host the world conference slated to be held next year at which countries will adopt the successor to the current global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts,  as announced

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Fri, 24/05/2013 - 11:29
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38.2682
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140.869

WMO: 2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite data published

2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite Data

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) published the results of their 2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite Data.

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Thu, 23/05/2013 - 13:41

Ban Ki-Moon: Economic losses from disaster out of control

 Ban Ki-moon meets with Margareta Wahlström

In a recent press release, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction cited UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who warned about economic losses from disasters.

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Thu, 16/05/2013 - 09:58

Climate Change: Warming temperatures will intensify extreme precipitation

Maximum Daily Precipitation Difference

According to a newly-published study by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), as the globe warms from rising atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, more moisture i

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Fri, 05/04/2013 - 11:11

Tsunami Risk: UN-SPIDER contributes to UNESCO-IOC guidelines

The coasts of Sri Lanka and India showing sediments left after a tsunami

With the support of UNESCAP, UNESCO-IOC is carrying out a project entitled: “Enhancing Tsunami Risk Assessment and Management, Strengthening Policy Support and Developing Guidelines for Tsuna

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Fri, 01/03/2013 - 08:42
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6.91552
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79.8706

Astrium: Seeking a non-European partner for GO-3G

For its newest geostationary Earth Observation satellite, GO-3G, the European aerospace company Astrium is seeking for a non-European partner, as SatelliteToday reported.

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Thu, 28/02/2013 - 16:10

UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT)

USGS: New GLS Visualization Interface

USGS released a new EROS Science Processing Architecture (ESPA) GLS Visualization Interface.

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Fri, 09/11/2012 - 08:00