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Africa: Joint statement on post-2015 Disaster Risk Reduction

Africa is the first region in the world to agree on recommendations for DRR

Africa is the first region to agree on a set of recommendations for the new UN global agreement on reducing

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Mon, 19/05/2014 - 14:00

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Afghanistan: International Charter activated due to floods

satellite images to track flooding in Afghanistan

The International Charter: Space and Major

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Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:16

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Fri, 05/02/2014

Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil. By December, 27 at least seven cities have set new records for the most rain received during a single month, according to the Brazil’s National Meteorology Institute (INMET). The city of Aimores, in the state of Minas Gerais, received more than 400 percent of the average December rainfall.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13

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-19

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Tue, 01/07/2014

International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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In small satellites, payloads with a mass of just a few kilograms, are able to perform measurements that were done with tens of kilograms a few years ago. The fast and cheap development of microsatellites also makes them a suitable platform for technology evaluation and provides opportunities to test new systems in space with low cost, less risk and short time.

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The course is aimed for decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals in the fields of space technology. Others that will find the course very useful include academic institutions, space agencies, and institutions responsible for regional capacity building in the use of space based technology.

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Proficiency in written and spoken English is most essential.

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The candidates are expected to make their own arrangements for all expenses.

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Dehradun

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Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun

Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

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Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)

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GeoSUR Red Geoespacial de América del Sur (Geospatial Network of South America)

GeoSUR is a program of the Andean Development Corporation established in 2007, which aims the establishment of a decentralized network to diffuse geographic information of South America. This objective will be achieved through the most recent space-based technologies.

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GIST Data Sets Vietnam

GIST is currently processing the 44 200K Russian topographic sheets covering the area affected by Typhoon Ketsana and will publish them next week.

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GIST Data Sets Philippines

Last update: 13/11/2013

further data sources for Philippines (Haiyan): Open here

GIST is currently processing the 44 200K Russian topographic sheets covering the area of the Philippines affected by Typhoon Ketsana and will publish them next week.

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