SIFEM-DNPC

CONAE: satellite data to mitigate flooding in Buenos Aires province

Satellite image of the flood in Buenos Aires province (Image: CONAE)

The Argentinean Space Agency (CONAE), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, has provided satellite data to monitor major flooding caused by the overflow of the Areco and Luján rivers in the province of Buenos Aires.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 12:01

latitude: 

-37

longitude: 

-64
Thu, 08/13/2015

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Argentina: International Charter activated due to flood events

Aerial view of the Parana River acquired by NASA on 11 June 2014

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 12 June 2014 to provide satellite-based maps of the ongoing flood events in northern Argentina. The activation was requested by SIFEM-DNPC (Sistema Federal de Emergencias - Dirección Nacional de Protección Civil) and by our Regional Support Office in Argentina - the Comisión Nacional de Activitades Espaciales (CONAE).

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 08:10

latitude: 

-25

longitude: 

-65
Mon, 06/16/2014

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