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Faster satellite data for more GMES users

Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.

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Thu, 13/10/2011 - 15:04

The use of satellite imagery to multi-event and event-specific flood hazard mapping

In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).

RIT researchers help map tsunami and earthquake damage in Japan

Japan needs maps.

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:32
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36.2048
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138.253

NASA IR Satellite Imagery Shows Cyclone Cherono Dwindling

Three days of NASA infrared satellite imagery provides a clear picture to forecasters of the effect wind shear has had on former Cyclone Cherono.

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Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:02
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25.8592
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-80.1204

Mapping Japan's changed landscape from space

Following the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March, satellite imagery has been vital in providing a clear picture of the extent of devastation to aid the relief effort now unde

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:36
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36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

National flooding exercise hones use of satellites to improve disaster mitigation

Last week a team of space experts led by British company DMCii participated in a national flooding exercise, “Exercise Watermark”, to determine how satellite imagery, satellite communic

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 10:00
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55.3781
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-3.43597

Satellite Images Used in Advancing Disaster Management

The Virgin Islands, through the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), has been selected for a project in the Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot

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Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:50
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44.2767
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-85.8748

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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51.5002
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-0.126236

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. Iranian officials say Islamic countries could use satellite imagery for hazard and natural disaster management as well as accurate cartography.
More information, please see: Press TV

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Sun, 28/11/2010 - 16:04
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32.4279
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53.688

Satellite to provide images of disasters

Satellite to provide images of disasters

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Fri, 01/10/2010 - 12:30
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27.7029
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85.3182