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Early Warning

Online certificate course on mainstreaming gender into community based disaster risk management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 31/03/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
02/04/2014 - 23/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Nigeria
Event Organisers: 

Human Rights and Justice Group International (HRJGI)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This course aims at project staff, advisers, volunteers, women activist, humanitarian workers, disaster risk managers, gender desk officers and consultants, involved in facilitating integration of non discriminatory behaviour and equality between men and women. Candidates should have a good written command of English language and good competence and comfort with computer and internet use.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

This is an online course, so you'll need to have a computer with an Internet connection, and you'll need a web-browser (you can use IE or FireFox). All the course materials you'll need to complete this course are provided in the course modules. You will not need to purchase any additional materials, resources, or books. You will also have the opportunity of experiencing the best online training platform.

Tuition Remarks: 

US$300. There is a limited amount of partial scholarships available for this course for applicants from developing countries, based on financial need.

The Hyogo Framework for Action, the global roadmap for disaster ri

GPS: New technique to improve weather models

hurricane Sandy from Space

A new technique for using GPS data developed by a team of researchers led by geophysicist Jennifer Haase from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego could enhance hurricanes and st

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:31
latitude: 
32.7153
longitude: 
-117.157

UN-SPIDER participates in 13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief

UN-SPIDER, represented through Mr.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 10:20
latitude: 
30.5723
longitude: 
104.067

DAWBEE satellite nowcasting applications workshop

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Darmstadt
Basic Information
Date: 
17/03/2014 - 21/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Language of event: 
English

UNISDR and WMO started in May 2012 the joint implementation of the

latitude: 
49.8776
longitude: 
8.65176

World weather open science conference

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 22/05/2014
Venue City: 
Montreal
Basic Information
Date: 
16/08/2014 - 21/08/2014
Venue: 
Palais des congrès de Montréal
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Environment Canada (EC), Canada - gov

International Council for Science (ICSU)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

 

Language of event: 
English

This ground-breaking conference will bring together the entire weather science and user commun

latitude: 
45.5087
longitude: 
-73.554

Mongolia: Space Technologies for drought and dzud monitoring and early warning

Satellite image of deserts in Mongolia

Recognizing the socioeconomic and humanitarian effects of drought in the Asia-Pacific region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) initiated the Region

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:25
latitude: 
46.8625
longitude: 
103.847

Meeting of the National Coordination Team for the Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project for Bangladesh

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Dhaka
Basic Information
Date: 
15/02/2014 - 20/02/2014
Venue Country: 
Bangladesh
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Language of event: 
English

Meeting of the National Coordination Team for the Coastal Inundati

latitude: 
23.7099
longitude: 
90.4071

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

Issue Date: 
Wed, 12/02/2014

Download the Newsletter (723 KB)

Spirit Training for National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
24/02/2014 - 28/02/2014
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

JRC

BOKU

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Target Audience: 
NDMA internal
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Use of SPIRITS for drought monitoring and early warnin

SPIRITS (JRC)

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Image processing
Accessibility: 
Install only
Requirements: 

SPIRITS requires a Java virtual machine (JVM) to run. End user licence agreement: http://spirits.jrc.ec.europa.eu/files/EULA_spirits.pdf

Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ENVI
File types: 
hdr
File types: 
hdr
File types: 
img
File types: 
img
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought