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Forecasting wildfire behaviour with WIFIRE

A map showing locations that experienced wildfires greater than 250 acres, from

A new instrument to fight the exponential increase of wildfires, WIFIRE, is currently being prepared in California, USA.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 19/08/2014 - 11:17
latitude: 
32.8606
longitude: 
-117.186

Nepal: International Charter activated for landslides

SERVIR capturing flooding and landslides in India and Nepal on 26 June 2013

On 5 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, the

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 05/08/2014 - 11:24
latitude: 
27.9512
longitude: 
85.6846

European Commission Copernicus Programme: Call for expressions of interest

Copernicus Programme

The European Commission is calling for expressions of interest for the “Copernicus Expert Group”.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2014 - 12:17
latitude: 
50.8503
longitude: 
4.35171

IWG-SEM released emergency mapping guidelines

Report aims on harmonizing mapping processes

The International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM) published a working document on mapping guidelines.

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Mon, 07/04/2014 - 09:30

USA: New website with data on climate change effects and floods

Map of rainfalls during Sandy

The White House is currently working with NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and different technology companies to create a webs

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:16
latitude: 
38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

NASA prepares for a big year in Earth Science

The GPM satellite created by NASA and JAXA

NASA is preparing to launch five Earth Science missions in 2014 in order to enhance the monitoring of the planet.

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Wed, 29/01/2014 - 13:50

Himalayas: Satellite-based Rainfall Estimates

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development) issued a study on detailed assessm

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 24/06/2013 - 15:09
latitude: 
28.3949
longitude: 
84.124