Syndicate content

india

New satellite SPOT-6 to be launched

SPOT-6, the new high resolution optical Earth observation satellite, built by the European leading space technology company Atrium, will be launched from India next month. .

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 03/08/2012 - 14:21

International Charter activated for floods in India

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 29 June

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/07/2012 - 08:16
latitude: 
25.6291
longitude: 
89.8887

UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 04/05/2012

The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:

UN-SPIDER at a glance:

UN-SPIDER supports space applications workshop in India

UN-SPIDER and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of India jointly supported a training workshop on "Space technology applications in disaster management and emergency response"

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 13/04/2012 - 17:26
latitude: 
28.6353
longitude: 
77.225

Earthquakes: Inaccuracy of GPS as a tool for prediction

The inaccuracy of GPS devices could be a valuable tool to predict earthquakes as an Indian studies describes.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 05/04/2012 - 15:25

Extreme 2010 Russian Fires and Pakistan Floods Linked Meteorologically

Two of the most destructive natural disasters of 2010 were closely linked by a single meteorological event, even though they occurred 1,500 miles (2,414 km) apart and were of completely different n

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:37
latitude: 
38.9927
longitude: 
-76.8469

Global Environmental Change – Challenges and Innovations

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
East Coast Road (ECR), Chennai
Basic Information
Date: 
21/02/2012 - 24/02/2012
Venue: 
Beach Hotel (tbc)
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

 

 

 

Department of Applied Geology, University of Madras, India

 

Language of event: 
English

Human induced impacts especially rapid urbanization and the growth of world population are some of the contributing factors for global environmental change.

latitude: 
13.0604
longitude: 
80.2496

Himachal Pradesh: Need to Implement Disaster Management Plan Stressed

Shimla: Smt Sarojini Ganju Thakur, Additional Chief Secretary (Environment, Science & Technology) said that action needs to be taken at various levels to implement Disaster Management Plan in t

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 26/04/2011 - 14:09
latitude: 
31.1
longitude: 
77.17

India Launches Three Satellites

WAM New Delhi, Apr 20 (WAM)--The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched three satellites today.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 21/04/2011 - 12:05
latitude: 
28.6353
longitude: 
77.225

India catching up fast with latest technology to tackle disasters

One of the most critical technologies needed in every stage from assessment to recovery is remote sensing--gathering data about an object without physical contact.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2010 - 10:21
latitude: 
19.0176
longitude: 
72.8562