satellite imagery

UK celebrates a decade of disaster monitoring from space

A UK-led international consortium that uses satellite imagery to provide disaster

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Fri, 18/02/2011 - 11:05

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.

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Sun, 28/11/2010 - 16:04


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ESA highlights the potential of satellite data for the European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank has an annual lending portfolio of around 75 billion euros, operating globally in more than 130 countries. The Bank has been increasingly mainstreaming environmental considerations into its lending portfolio, boosting the need to monitor the impact of the projects it funds. As its environmental commitments have increased, so too has the demand for geospatial information.

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Fri, 26/02/2010 - 09:18

Technical Expert Meeting in Bonn

UN-SPIDER hosted a Technical Expert Meeting in Bonn, Germany, to further develop the “Namibian SensorWeb Pilot project on integrated flood management and water- and vector-borne disease modelling’.

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Tue, 15/09/2009 - 15:59



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