International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

June 2011

May 2011

UK takes the helm of international Charter

The UK has assumed leadership of the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters. The Charter is an agreement that coordinates space agencies worldwide in gathering vital satellite images of

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Fri, 13/05/2011 - 16:47

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Interview with David Stevens, Programme Coordinator UN-SPIDER

In this issue of EOMAG, EARSC had the opportunity to discuss with Mr. David Stevens, United Nations Platform for Space-base Information for

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Fri, 15/04/2011 - 13:48

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March 2011

UN-SPIDER SpaceAid: Charter activated for floods in Namibia

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters accepted the activation request by UNOOSA on behalf of UNDP on 1 April 2011. The Project Manager for this event is the Pacific

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Mon, 04/04/2011 - 11:49

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RIT researchers help map tsunami and earthquake damage in Japan

Japan needs maps. Not just any kind—detailed informational maps georegistered with latitude and longitude and annotated with simple, self-evident details: this bridge is out, this port is damaged, this farm field is scoured; this one is verdant.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:32

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DLR releases satellite images of Japanese disaster area

After the severe earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ was activated on the morning of the 11 March 2011. All participating institutions were asked to provide satellite imagery of the affected area.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 11:09

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February 2011

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Fri, 04/03/2011
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UN-SPIDER News

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  • Thematic Partnership for Latin America and the Caribbean taking shape: 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer demonstrated in Guatemala

 

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January 2011

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Mon, 07/02/2011
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