natural disasters

GIS and Social Media Team to Combat Disasters

Two of the world’s top technologies are consistently pairing up in what many believe is the evolution of information. Software companies are integrating geographic information systems (GIS) technology and social media to map people’s tweets and other social media platforms with geospatial data.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:20
Wed, 02/29/2012

Smart phones distribute disaster information

Following a Commonwealth grant to South Australia to improve

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:44

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Thu, 02/23/2012

Disasters: Smart weather data can make a difference

“When should we plant?” is a question increasingly being asked by small farmers in sub-Saharan Africa who depend on rain-fed agriculture.

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Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:50

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Tue, 02/21/2012

Disaster-hit areas in Japan to host international meeting on natural disasters

The Japanese government will host a ministerial-level international conference on natural disasters in early July in the three prefectures hit hardest by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, according to Foreign Ministry officials. The conference is an opportunity for other countries to share lessons from and responses to disasters. The government also hopes to use the conference to showcase restoration and

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:52

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Mon, 02/06/2012

Disaster Averted: Instant Communication Saves Lives in Latin America

mBlox and InSTEDD Join Forces to Deliver Critical Services via Mobile to Vulnerable Populations in Latin America.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:12

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-4

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Philippines: Geo-hazard maps go public

The Philippine government has made geo-hazard maps, which outline areas prone to natural disasters, publicly available in a bid to reduce at community level.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:03

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Vietnam to launch earth-monitoring satellites

Japanese experts are to help Vietnam build its first earth-observation satellites in an effort to help the South-East Asian country plan for the effects of climate change and natural disasters.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 10:35

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21

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China launches high-resolution remote-sensing satellite

China successfully launched Ziyuan I-02C Thursday, a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi province.

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 15:06

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38

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Shared images to help Philippines make disaster plans

While some countries have shipped relief supplies for the victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” others are sharing valuable satellite data on the devastated areas in Mindanao.

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 14:54

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13

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Ocean health, disaster impacts monitored from above by satellite remote sensing

New remote sensing technologies with applications such as predicting problems with ocean fish stocks and assessing natural disasters were reported at conferences sponsored recently in Prague by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 14:44

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49

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