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International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change

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UN-SPIDER is one of the sponsor of the "International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under

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40

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04/06/2012 to 05/06/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 03/06/2012

Venue City: 

Beijing

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Beijing Normal University

Event Organisers: 

Beijing Normal University

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UN-SPIDER, U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), International Center for Drought Risk Reduction (ICDRR) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Satellites reveal thawing permafrost

Satellites like ESA's Envisat can see indications for thawing permafrost in land surfaces at northern latitudes. Thawing permafrost releases underground organic carbon into parts of the Arctic, thus accelerating the effects of climate change.

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Tue, 27/03/2012 - 11:00
Tue, 03/27/2012

Remote sensing project to track and predict climate change

Remote sensing can be a valuable tool in tracking and monitoring the international impact of climate change. The University of Maryland and Beijing Normal University are partnering up in a new research project to develop practical and predictive tools concerning land use and land change as well as agricultural monitoring from space.

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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:48

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Mon, 03/12/2012

Space solutions for the Arctic

Policy, solutions and funding for new initiatives: ESA is joining forces at two events with decision-makers, universities, industry and users to map how space services can contribute to emerging challenges in the Arctic. At the forefront are climate change, transport safety and security, and sustainable exploitation.

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:24

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76

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Thu, 02/23/2012

Vietnam to launch earth-monitoring satellites

Japanese experts are to help Vietnam build its first earth-observation satellites in an effort to help the South-East Asian country plan for the effects of climate change and natural disasters.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 10:35

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21

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Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck encourages secondary high school children of Thimphu to use modern geospatial tools

Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck inspired some secondary high school children from in and around Thimphu to learn about and understand climate change issues through interactive and fun-filled exercises using space technologies for practical day-to-day uses at a special youth event organised on 16 November 2011. Her Royal Highness has shown keen interest in this topic and was present throughout the morning’s session.

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Thu, 17/11/2011 - 18:19

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27

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Global Environmental Change – Challenges and Innovations

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Human induced impacts especially rapid urbanization and the growth of world population are some of the contributing factors for global environmental change. In addition, the world has been facing a complexity of episodic disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis etc along with climate-induced disasters like cyclones, floods and droughts.

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13

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21/02/2012 to 24/02/2012

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East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai

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Beach Hotel (tbc)

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Department of Applied Geology, University of Madras, India

 

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What Will Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Mean for Barrier Islands?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thu, 16/06/2011 - 16:27

Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment using Satellite Remote Sensing & Ground based Techniques

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Course Objectives
• Create better understanding of environmental issues and climate change processes
• Enhance capabilities of participants to make use of satellite data for environmental monitoring and climate change related issues.

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32

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Date: 

04/04/2011 to 08/04/2011

Venue City: 

Lahore

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SUPARCO Satellite Research and Developmant Centre (SRDC)

Event Organisers: 

Inter Islamic Network on Space Sciences and Technology (ISNET)

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COP 17

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United Nations Conference on Climate Change

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-30

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31

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28/11/2011 to 09/12/2011

Venue City: 

Durban

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