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El Niño 2015 Conference: Shared Experiences - 20 Years of Climate Services and Framing the Next Steps in the Research and Development for Climate Resilience

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Date: 

17/11/2015 to 18/11/2015

Venue: 

Monell Auditorium, Columbia University at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Campus, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, United States

Venue City: 

New York

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

International Research Institute for Climate and Society
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
United States Agency for International Development 
World Meteorological Organization 

Co-organisers: 

Bureau of Meteorology
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
International Research Centre on El Niño 

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Review: the partnership of EROS and the UN

Remote sensing imagery, like here showing the earthquake and landslides in Nepal 2015, provide important information (Image: USGS).

The Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, one of the facilities of the Unites States Geological Survey (USGS) of the United States, was established in the early 1970s as the center to manage remotely sensed

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Wed, 04/11/2015 - 13:39

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44

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-97
Wed, 11/04/2015

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Space for Climate Exhibition at the Champs-Elysées in Paris

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube (Image: ESA).

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube presenting information on the contribution of space for studying

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Tue, 27/10/2015 - 14:09

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49

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International Academy of Astronautics promulgates Heads of Space Agencies Summit Declaration 2015

Space agency leaders strengthen the use of satellite applications in climate change and disaster management (Image: NASA).

On 17-18 September 2015 heads of space agencies gathered for the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Heads of Space Agencies Summit in Mexico City to discuss the role of

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Thu, 22/10/2015 - 14:17

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19

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-99
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11th AARSE International Conference

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We cordially invite you to participate in the 11th AARSE International Conference, which will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 24th to 28th October 2016. The conference is timely and has been designed to harness geospatial technologies to address the post -2015 global development agenda.

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33

Date: 

24/10/2016 to 28/10/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/07/2016

Venue City: 

Kampala

Venue: 

Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda

Venue Country: 

  • Uganda

Event Organisers: 

Makerere University, African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), National Forestry Authority (NFA), National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), UBOS, AUGA, GIC-Uganda, ESIPPS

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Algeria: International Conference On Climate Change Early October in Algiers

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Algiers — International conference on climate change and the relevance of space tool will be held from 4 to 6 October in Algiers.

The meeting will mainly focus on the impact of climate change on economic activities and the natural environment in North Africa and the Sahel, the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL), the event's organizer, has said.

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37

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Date: 

04/10/2015 to 06/10/2015

Venue City: 

Algiers

Venue Country: 

  • Algeria

Event Organisers: 

 Algerian Space Agency (ASAL)

Co-organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

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7th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management

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The 7th INDM conference will bring together Iranian and international experts in risk and disaster management in Tehran, Iran in February 2016.

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36

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Date: 

15/02/2016 to 16/02/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 16/01/2016

Venue: 

INDM Secretariate - Office No 1,2nd Floor,Takhte Jamshid Building,Hamid Sedigh St,South Bahar Ave

Venue City: 

Tehran

Venue Country: 

  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Event Organisers: 

International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management Secretariat (INDM-2014)

 

Co-organisers: 

Global Risk Forum (GRF)

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IWMI project to enhance flood insurance for India's farmers

Bihar is the most flood prone state in India (Image: NASA)

The International Water Management Institute, UN-SPIDER’s regional Support Office, organised together with the CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) a day long workshop in Patna, India, to present a new project on the development of the Index‐Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) on August 1.

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Thu, 06/08/2015 - 11:38

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85
Thu, 08/06/2015

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New app shows nearest climate change impact

First step to get located and informed about surrounding geographic data (Image: Esri)

A new app called Field Notes, developed by the mapping technology company Esri, allows identifying the impact of climate change in the surroundings of the user's area.

This new product could help governments, academics and policymakers, among others, to prepare for the upcoming events caused by climate change. At the same time, it creates a higher understanding about the world and the ongoing changes.

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Tue, 04/08/2015 - 11:41

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Tue, 08/04/2015

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Fire seasons: longer and more frequent

Fire seasons have become longer in areas marked with red and orange (Image: NASA)

A new joint study between the U.S. Forest Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Interim Reanalysis (ERA-Interim) reveals that fire seasons have lengthened between 1979 and 2013. Moreover, the researchers also discovered that tough fire seasons have become more frequent during this period.

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Fri, 31/07/2015 - 10:47

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Fri, 07/31/2015

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