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Satellites show potential for avalanche mapping

In Norway, avalanches pose a risk to road users every year. Since much of the country is remote, knowing exactly where avalanches have blocked roads is a challenge for the authorities.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 29/06/2011 - 18:21
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60.472
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8.46895

GMES operations another step closer

On June 15, the European Commission has signed an agreement confirming the transfer of funds to ESA for the initial operations of the space component for the Global Monitoring for Environment and S

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 21/06/2011 - 14:56
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51.4958
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-0.127483

NASA and ESA provide Satellite views and video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption

NASA Provides a Two-Satellite View and Video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption 

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Fri, 10/06/2011 - 12:51

May 2011

Issue Date: 
Wed, 08/06/2011

UN-SPIDER News

ESA mapping deadly mosquitoes

ESA is helping to take the bite out of mosquitoes and their deadly diseases by tracking their distribution and habitat via observation satellites, satnav, and mobile communications.

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Wed, 25/05/2011 - 10:53

GAF successfully completes provision of services in Western Madagascar for the UN-IFAD and ESA

 International financial institutions (IFI) provide financial support and professional advice for development activities on local and regional scales in developing countries.

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Mon, 23/05/2011 - 15:23

ESA and the World Bank Join Forces

4 May 2011

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Thu, 05/05/2011 - 10:33

MIRAVI: the Earth live

Have you ever wanted to track natural events in progress, such as fires, floods and volcanic eruptions, or simply explore the planet through the eyes of a satellite?

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Wed, 13/04/2011 - 15:19

e-GEOS International Conference 2011

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Rome
Basic Information
Date: 
25/05/2011 - 26/05/2011
Venue: 
Hotel Parco dei Principi
Venue Country: 
Italy
Event Organisers: 

e-GEOS

Language of event: 
English

This event will give the opportunity to get together to discuss new products and services available from e-GEOS, sharing new business opportunities and developing new initiatives of mutual benefit.

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41.8955
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12.4823

Space for Civil Protection Workshop

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Vienna
Basic Information
Date: 
05/05/2011 - 06/05/2011
Venue: 
European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)

Language of event: 
English

During major disasters there are often shortcomings in the quantity and quality ofavailable satellite capacity and relevant services. The need for services arises from the

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48.2082
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16.3738