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Google: Mapping climate change in Google Earth

The map depicts climate change-induced migration.

MyReadingMapped is a website providing interactive maps on historic events and other interesting facts using Google Earth, for example 

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Mon, 30/09/2013 - 11:00

Philippines produces 3D hazard map for floods

View of a 3D map of flood-prone Cagayan de Oro

In the context of its climate change adaptation efforts, the Philippine government has begun producing 3D flood hazard maps to help make better planning decisions about flood risks, as trust.org re

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Thu, 26/09/2013 - 10:20
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Scientists map Vulnerability to Climate Change

Satellites, such as ESA's Proba-V, can monitor vegetation intactness from space.

Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Queensland, and Stanford University have produced a world map indicated the most and least vulnerable areas to climate change, a

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Wed, 18/09/2013 - 11:15

Space Technologies for Climate Change: Conference successfully concluded

On 4 September 2013, UNOOSA and LAPAN, the Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space, successfully concluded a three-day conference focusing on integrated Space technology applications

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Wed, 04/09/2013 - 17:52
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5th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
19/08/2013 - 28/08/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The “International Training Course on Climate Risk Management (CRM-05)” offers a unique and timely opportunity for development and disaster risk reduction practitioners from: The Government, international organizations, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society organizations, private sectors and others to enhance knowledge, expertise and skills on Climate Risk Management enabling them to face this challenge.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

All teaching and reference materials are in English. Participants must be fully conversant in English. Participants are asked to participate fully in all of the above course activities. Certificates will only be awarded to participants who complete all course requirements.

Training Tuition: 
2,825.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$2,825 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (11 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,075

COURSE BACKGROUND & PURPOSE

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

UN-SPIDER Updates March 2013

Issue Date: 
Thu, 04/04/2013

Download the March 2013 Updates

In this issue:

High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy (HMNDP)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
11/03/2013 - 15/03/2013
Venue: 
International Conference Centre (CICG)
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

UNCCD and WMO

Co-organisers: 

UNIDO

Language of event: 
English

Drought is widely recognized as a slow creeping natural hazard that occurs as a consequence of the natural climatic variability.

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Toward Resilience: ECB publishes guide for Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with peop

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Wed, 13/02/2013 - 10:05

United Nations/Indonesia International Conference on Integrated Space Technology Applications to Climate Change

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Jakarta
Basic Information
Date: 
02/09/2013 - 04/09/2013
Venue: 
Borobudur Hotel
Venue Country: 
Indonesia
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)

Language of event: 
English

Introduction

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