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International Working Group on satellite based emergency mapping formally established

Some 20 representatives from EU-JRC, USGS, GEO, UNOOSA, SERVIR, DLR, CSA/Athena Global, SERTIT, ITHACA and Sentinel Asia gathered in Ispra, Italy to formally establish the

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Fri, 04/05/2012 - 16:38

German satellite could help Chile predict natural disasters

A conference of geological and scientific experts met in the southern Chilean city of Punta Arenas last week to discuss using the TerraSAR-X satellite system to assist Chile in predicting volcanic

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Tue, 22/11/2011 - 14:58
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-53.1667
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-70.9333

Volcanic eruption in Chile

The crater of the Chilean volcano Puyehue displays a striking, circular outline in this image from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) TerraSAR-X satel

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Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:30
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-40.5903
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-72.1172

The SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership active in the 3rd Global Platform session

The SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership (SPIDER GTP) which was launched in 2009 was again present in the 3rd Session of the Global Platform, which was organized and conducted by the United Nations I

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Tue, 24/05/2011 - 17:29
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46.1984
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6.1423

IT-supported management of mass casualty incidents: the e-Triage project

Anton Donner and Javier Mulero Chaves

DLR, Institute of Communications and Navigation, Weßling/Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

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48.0744
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11.263

The DLR Center for Satellite based Crisis Information (ZKI): Current status and considerations for the future

Harald Mehl, Head of Unit - Civil Crisis Information and Geo Risk, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

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48.0744
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11.263

Natural Disaster in Japan Emphasises Need for International Networking Among Geo Experts

Up-to-date geodata is essential if rescue services are to reach the disaster-struck regions and provide help as fast as possible.

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Wed, 13/04/2011 - 15:07

Training for use of Disaster Management Tool (DMT) at German Aerospace Center (DLR)

The Disaster Management Tool (DMT) is a mobile field system that allows field workers and control center officers to interactively enter and retrieve information about the areas of interest.

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Mon, 04/04/2011 - 14:57
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48.0744
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11.263

DLR releases satellite images of Japanese disaster area

After the severe earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ was activated on the morning of the 11 March 2011.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 11:09
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138.253
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36.2048

Satellite-Based Crisis Information and Risk Assessment: Contributions Following the Earthquake in W. Sumatra and the Mentawai Tsunami

Satellite imagery may serve as a source of information in all phases throughout the disaster cycle.

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Thu, 03/03/2011 - 14:37