Syndicate content

Japan

ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre), is in the process of producing the booklet "Considerations for effective use of space-based inform

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17

63 countries renew commitment to disaster risk reduction

The World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction, organized by Japan and the United Nations, concluded today, calling for increased investment in disaster preparedness and recovery.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 05/07/2012 - 10:34

United Nations/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/06/2012
Venue City: 
Nagoya
Basic Information
Date: 
10/10/2012 - 13/10/2012
Venue: 
Winc Aichi, 4-4-38 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA, University of Tokyo

Language of event: 
English

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the University of Tokyo are jointly organizing the Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium that will take place in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October

latitude: 
35.1814
longitude: 
136.906

USA: Social media as a disaster management tool

 When a series of storms and twisters hit at least 10 states in the USA at the end of February, many victims used social media channels to report their status or those of neighbors and friends

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 19/03/2012 - 08:18

Google Maps publishes new imagery of Japan's disaster areas

On the anniversary of the japanese earthquake and tsunami Google Maps published new satellite imagery of the affected areas.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 13/03/2012 - 12:33

Brazil wants Japanese assistance in disaster prevention

Brazil urged Japan to collaborate in the field of disaster prevention using satellite technology.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:12
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

Issue Date: 
Tue, 24/05/2011

In this issue:

 

SpaceAid:

TeraGrid: Paying it forward in the wake of disaster

While reports vary, some estimate the total cost of Japan's March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at 25 trillion yen, or 330 billion U.S.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/05/2011 - 12:15
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

When Disaster Strikes

When you work with geospatial information, there will be days when all of your scheduled meetings and regular everyday tasks seem insignificant.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 18/04/2011 - 10:52

Japanese Space Commitment Still Strong in Wake of Disaster

Japan’s space budget will take a hit as resources are diverted to recovery efforts following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, but the Japanese government is determined to maintain most sp

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 14/04/2011 - 13:54