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Volunteers mapped Nepal’s Earthquake within 48 hours

Dharahara tower in Kathmandu before and after the earthquake (Image: DigitalGlobe)

The same day a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, digital volunteers from all over the world began to map the affected areas. Based on data and satellite imagery the created maps help first responders, before they even hit the ground, on search, rescue and relief operations.

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Thu, 07/05/2015 - 11:12

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Sharing data to improve soil research in Canada

Spaced based data about the consistency of soil can help farmers make better decisions (Image: USDA-NRCS)

NASA is working together with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and its real-time In-situ Soil Monitoring for Agriculture network (RISMA) to improve and prepare information about the consistency of soil.

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Wed, 06/05/2015 - 09:58

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ICIMOD provides resources and expertise to support earthquake relief efforts in Nepal

ICIMOD supports relief operations in destroyed areas (Image:Hilmi Hacaloğlu)

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas (ICIMOD), formed a team of GIS and remote sensing experts to support relief efforts after the 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015.

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Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:44

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28

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84
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Satellite Data shows Nepal earthquake displacement

Nepal Earthquake Displacement (Image: DLR)

An image based on satellite data from the European Sentinel-1A satellite shows how and where the land uplifted and sank from the 7.8-magnitute earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April 2015.

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Mon, 04/05/2015 - 14:11

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84
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Mapping global forests in unprecedented detail

Forest cover in South America viewed on the Geo-Wiki platform (Image: IIASA/Geo-Wiki/Google Earth)

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Geo-Wiki team have produced new global forest maps combining citizen science with different data sources.

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Tue, 07/04/2015 - 07:47

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ESCAP: Building Disaster Resilience in Asia and the Pacific with Space Applications

Floods in China in 2013 captured by the Indian Radarsat satellite
Technical advisory service provided to the National Remote Sensing Center of Mongolia in 2013

The Asia-Pacific region is the most disaster-prone region of the world. It continually faces multiple shocks, transcending geographical boundaries and endangering communities and livelihoods.

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European Hyperspectral Seminar

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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European Hyperspectral Seminar is a 2.5 day seminar designed for engineers, scientists, and other remote sensing professionals who wish to become familiar with hyperspectral remote sensing technology.  You'll learn the basic physics of spectroscopy, the types of spectral sensors currently used by government and industr

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Training Requirements: 

A basic level of remote sensing knowledge is necessary to take advantage of what this seminar has to offer.

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12/05/2014 to 14/05/2014

Venue: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Venue City: 

Gilching

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Exelis Visual Information Solutions

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1

France will release archived SPOT data to public

Satellite imagery from SPOT satellites free available

The French government has announced to release free of charge satellite images from its Spot optical

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Thu, 06/03/2014 - 10:49

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49

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2
Thu, 03/06/2014

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Databases and compilations of geospatial data

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