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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

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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.

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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

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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: 
ENVI .hdr Labelled ESRI .hdr Labelled Generic Binary (.hdr Labelled)
File types: 
ENVI HDR Labelled Raster
File types: 
IMAGINE img
File types: 
IMG
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought

Training on operational tropical cyclone forecasting at RSMC tropical cyclone

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
New Delhi
Basic Information
Date: 
17/02/2014 - 01/03/2014
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

For more information contact the organizers at cnf@wmo.int

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28.6353
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77.225