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Satellite data plus conservation equals better crop yields

[NEW DELHI] Combining remote sensing technology with water and soil conservation techniques can help raise crop yields in South Asia, scientists have reported.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 05/10/2011 - 11:04
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TIEMS 18th Annual Conference 2011

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Venue City: 
Bucharest
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Date: 
07/06/2011 - 10/06/2011
Venue Country: 
Romania
Language of event: 
English

The aim of the 18th annual conference of the International Emergency Management Society is to improve preparedness and mitigation, to prevent disasters and to ensure that the response and recovery

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UK celebrates a decade of disaster monitoring from space

A UK-led international consortium that uses satellite imagery to provide disaster mitigation celebrates its ten year anniversary this week as its members meet in London to plan for the coming decad

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Fri, 18/02/2011 - 11:05
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General Assembly stresses need to invest in disaster mitigation measures

With earthquakes, heat waves, floods and snowstorms affecting 208 million people, killing nearly 300,000, and costing $110 billion in losses last year alone, the General Assembly today debated miti

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Fri, 11/02/2011 - 09:29

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters is a worldwide collaboration among space agencies, through which satellite-derived information and products are made available t

GIS and Risk Reducion: The Case of Jamaica

Jamaica, based on its geographic location, topography and geology has experienced many natural hazards that oblige the government to generate new strategies to  prevent those events from becom

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Fri, 21/08/2009 - 23:50
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