Earth Observation

Sri Lanka: UN-SPIDER workshop on Earth Observations and Floods

Participants of the workshop

As a follow up to the UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Sri Lanka in 2011, a national workshop and training programme on “Earth Observation Technologies for Flood Risk Mapping, Modelling and Management” was held from 17 to 21 November 2014.

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Sri Lanka: UN-SPIDER Workshop and Training

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Tue, 25/11/2014 - 08:29

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Tue, 11/25/2014

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Japan: ASNARO Earth Observation satellite launched

Launch of the rocket with the five Earth observation satellites on board

On 6 November 2014, five Japanese satellites were sent into orbit from the Dombarovsky launch site, in Russia.

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Mon, 10/11/2014 - 10:10
Mon, 11/10/2014

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Airbus Defence and Space adds DMCii data to its portfolio

Image of Egypt acquired by UK-DMC2

Airbus Defence and Space announced that the data and application services of DMC International Imaging Ltd.

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Mon, 10/11/2014 - 08:50

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44

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New database on climatic conditions launched

ESOK is an entry point to millions of climate-related records

The National Center for High-performance Computing (NCHC) in Taiwan, Province of China, launched a new database on climatic conditions. The Earth Science Observation Knowledgebase (ESOK) includes 10.44 million records on atmosphere, hydrology, ocean currents, tectonics and space.

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Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:30

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25

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121
Thu, 10/30/2014

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EU launches INCREO project: Earth Observation for civil protection and disaster management

Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation

The Increasing Resilience through

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Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:40

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Thu, 10/23/2014

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China plans to build comprehensive earth observation system

China's Great Wall seen from Space

China has plans to build a comprehensive earth observation system integrating the use of air-borne, space-based as well as ground-based technologies in the next ten years, the website Economic Times stated, referring to a Chinese top official. This new system would include drones, satellites and GPS systems.

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Mon, 06/10/2014 - 09:59

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Mon, 10/06/2014

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WorldView-3: First images available

Sample image of Madrid, Spain, captured by DigitalGlobe's high resolution satell

On 13 August 2014, the technology provider DigitalGlobe launched its new WorldView-3 satellite, an Earth Observation satellite with 27 super-spectral bands.

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Wed, 27/08/2014 - 14:14
Wed, 08/27/2014

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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAVA)

On October 1, 2003, the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), the National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL) and the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) were merged into one independent administrative institution to be able to perform all their activities in the aerospace field as one organization, from basic research and development to utilization. The independent administrative institution is the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

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IWG-SEM spring meeting 2014 (Munich)

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Participating Organizations: SERTIT, ITHACA, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS, DLR-ZKI, EC-DG ENTR, DLR-ZKI

 

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20/05/2014 to 21/05/2014

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DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany

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IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2013 (Washington)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Participating Organizations: JAXA, PDC, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, NASA, ITHACA, EC-JRC, DLR-ZKI, GWU

 

Meeting Summary

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Date: 

10/10/2013 to 11/10/2013

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ICF Conference Center, Fairfax, Washington DC, USA

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