Iran

Islamic Republic of Iran Regional Support Office

Short Title: 

Iran

A Regional Support Office has been set up in the Islamic Republic of Iran, hosted by the Iranian Space Agency. Its website includes discussion forums on Capacity Building, data sharing, definitions of technical specifications, tele-medicine, events and disasters.

Address:

Iranian Space Agency
No. 34, Sayeh st., Africa Blvd.,
Tehran, Iran

English

Free tagging: 

latitude: 

36

Country/Region: 

longitude: 

51

At a glance: 

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) in Iran is hosted by the Iranian Space Agency (ISA). The RSO was established in 2009 under a cooperation agreement between ISA and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). ISA is the national focal point for all space research and activities in Iran, as well as remote sensing and tele-medicine. With the support of ISA, the RSO in the past has held several national and international workshops, training courses and exhibitions. The Iranian RSO has implemented several projects in the field of disaster management and emergency response especially in drought monitoring and forecasting, earthquake damage assessment and fault movement and also forest fire detection. Developing a GeoPortal is an ongoing project of the RSO.

Available expertise: 

  • More than 25 experts in the field of RS, GIS and IT at ISA
  • Vast expertise in all areas of geoinformation at different national universities

Infrastructure:

  • Ground receiving stations (NOAA-AVHRR, MODIS, FY2E, FY2D)
  • Satellite data centre + Huge storage capacity
  • RS satellites (under manufacturing)
  • 24/7 high speed internet access
  • GeoPortal

Available databases and space-based information: 

A GeoPortal to access:

  • archived Landsat imagery of the Middle East
  • archived IRS 1C/1D imagery of the Middle East
  • all daily acquired imagery of NOAA-AVHRR through the local ground receiving station since 1996
  • all daily acquired imagery of TERRA-MODIS through the local ground receiving station since 2001

About the host institution: 

Iranian Space Agency

President: Dr Hamid Fazeli

Website: http://www.isa.ir

Email: info [at] isa.ir

Capacity Building: 

<p><strong>Main Contact</strong><br /> <em>Mr. Ali Sadeghi Naeini</em><br /> Coordinator of Regional Support Office<br /> <a href="mailto:naeini@isa.ir">naeini@isa.ir</a></p> <p><strong>Address:</strong><br /> No 34, Sayeh St. Africa Blvd.<br /> Tehran<br /> Iran<br /> +1967734114</p> <p><a href="http://www.isa.ir" target="_blank">http://www.isa.ir</a></p>

November 2011 Updates

Issue Date: 

Wed, 21/12/2011
English

 

UN-SPIDER News

  • UN-SPIDER Conference in Beijing

Portfolio: 

UN-SPIDER’s RSO in the Islamic Republic of Iran supports APSCO Training Course

The Iranian Space Agency, in its role as a UN-SPIDER’s RSO, represented the UN-SPIDER Programme in the "APSCO Training Course on Environment and

English

Country/Region: 

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 01/12/2011 - 13:36

latitude: 

24

longitude: 

90
Thu, 12/01/2011

September 2011

December 2010

Issue Date: 

Fri, 07/01/2011
English

UN-SPIDER News

  • SpaceAid supporting earthquake response in Iran

UN-SPIDER in 2010

Portfolio: 

Iran names OIC satellite 'volunteers'

In October, the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) ratified a bill allowing the government to enhance its efforts to design and launch satellites and satellite carriers. Three years after Russia launched Iran's first satellite in 2005, another satellite --jointly designed by Iran, China, and Thailand -- was launched into orbit by China.

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Sun, 28/11/2010 - 16:04

latitude: 

32

longitude: 

54

UN-SPIDER Newsletter October 2008

Issue Date: 

Fri, 31/10/2008
English

                                             UN-SPIDER NEWSLETTER OCTOBER Vol. 2/08

In this issue:

Portfolio: 

Iranian Space Agency/UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

“Iranian Space Agency/UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for

latitude: 

36

longitude: 

51

Date: 

06/10/2008

Venue City: 

Tehran

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