Early Warning

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 storms predictability.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:31

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33

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-117
Wed, 03/19/2014

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

UN-SPIDER, represented through Mr. Shirish Ravan of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office, participated in the 13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on

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13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 10:20

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31

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104
Mon, 03/03/2014

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DAWBEE satellite nowcasting applications workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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UNISDR and WMO started in May 2012 the joint implementation of the project 'Building resilience to disasters in the Western Balkans and Turkey'.

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50

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Date: 

17/03/2014 to 21/03/2014

Venue City: 

Darmstadt

Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

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World weather open science conference

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This ground-breaking conference will bring together the entire weather science and user communities for the first time to review the state-of-the-art and map out the scientific frontiers for the next decade and more. We encourage you to come to the conference in Montreal to take part and contribute to what promises to be a once in a generation event.

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46

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-74

Date: 

16/08/2014 to 21/08/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 22/05/2014

Venue: 

Palais des congrès de Montréal

Venue City: 

Montreal

Event Organisers: 

Environment Canada (EC), Canada - gov

International Council for Science (ICSU)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

 

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1

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 Regional Cooperative Mechanism for Drought Monitoring and Early Warning, under its Regional Space Applications Programme (RESAP). The Mechanism is active in five countries: Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Nepal and Myanmar.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:25

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47

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104
Tue, 02/18/2014

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Meeting of the National Coordination Team for the Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project for Bangladesh (CIFDP-B), and the Work Package 1 meeting of the EU FP7 Resilience-Increasing Strategies for Coasts - tookLIT (RISC-KIT)

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24

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90

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Date: 

15/02/2014 to 20/02/2014

Venue City: 

Dhaka

Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Language of event: 

1

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

Spirit Training for National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Use of SPIRITS for drought monitoring and early warning by using MODIS data and rainfall estimates.

Training Target Audience: 

NDMA internal

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0

Date: 

24/02/2014 to 28/02/2014

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Event Organisers: 

National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

JRC

BOKU

Language of event: 

1

SPIRITS (JRC)

Training on operational tropical cyclone forecasting at RSMC tropical cyclone

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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For more information contact the organizers at cnf [at] wmo.int

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29

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77

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

17/02/2014 to 01/03/2014

Venue City: 

New Delhi

Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization

Language of event: 

1

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