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Satellite Masters Conference

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The First Satellite Masters Conference aims to share innovations for space-based technologies and infrastructures and connect with the world's leading network for downstream satellite business.

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53

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Date: 

23/10/2014 to 24/10/2014

Venue City: 

Berlin

Venue: 

Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur, Invalidenstraße, 44 D-10115 Berlin

Event Organisers: 

Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

Co-organisers: 

German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), ESA space solutions.

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Deforestation and Forest Degradation Mapping and Monitoring Using Multi-Sale Geo-spatial Methods

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The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass. The participants will learn about the concepts of remote sensing for forest monitoring and techniques for biomass estimation using different biomass estimation models.

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28

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Training Target Audience: 

The participants of the training course will be from ICIMOD regional member countries. This technical training is targeted to professionals in the field of forest carbon stock estimation. The participants should have knowledge of remote sensing and GIS as well as forestry. To assure gender equity, female participation will be highly encouraged.

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Additional Information: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Lalitpur G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: ( 977 ) 1 5003222 Fax: (977) 1 5003299, 5003277 Email: info [at] icimod.org

Date: 

04/08/2014 to 08/08/2014

Venue: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Event Organisers: 

ICIMOD

Language of event: 

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Landsat 8: Increased acquisition rates with up to 700 scenes per day

Granite outcrops in Yosemite National Park captured by Landsat 8 on April 2014

The United States Earth Observation satellite Landsat 8 has recently seen a high increase in acquisition rates. On average, 700 scenes per day have been acquired (compared to 550 images per day before June 2014). 

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:01

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44

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-70
Tue, 07/29/2014

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Japan: Full scale disaster management system with Quasi-Zenith Satellites

The orbit of the Quasi-Zenith Satellite above Japan

The Japanese national newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun reported on 22 July 2014 that a full-scale operation of Quasi-Zenith satellites is projected to start in 2018, after that a first one, Michibiki, was launched in September 2010.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:31

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36

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138
Tue, 07/29/2014

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China and Venezuela: Agreement for new Earth Observation satellite

Rendition of VRSS-1 satellite, launched in September 2012

On 22 July 2014, Xinhua News Agency, the state press agency of the People's Republic of China, annouced that China and Venezuela agreed on the in-orbit delivery of a remote sensing satellite, VRSS-1.

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Fri, 25/07/2014 - 09:59

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40

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116
Fri, 07/25/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

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Japan: First Images of Daichi-2 released

Aerial view of Nishinoshima island, part of the Ogasawara Islands.

On 24 May 2014, Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched their Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 "Daichi-2" (ALOS-2) from the Tanegashima Space Center.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 14:48

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

27

longitude: 

141
Thu, 07/03/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

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Algerian Space Agency tracks land use change with Alsat-2A

Diachronic analysis of urban and environmental development of El Kala, Algeria.

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency, has recently published the results of bi-phase satellite observations on the towns of El Tarf and El Kala and their surroundings. The goal was to monitor urban sprawl and land use changes that might impact on the environment.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 09:25

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37

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8
Mon, 06/30/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

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Russia: Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

On 14 June 2014, Russia launched their GLONASS M55 navigation satellite via a Soyuz launch vehicle, lifting off at 1:16 p.m. EDT from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 18/06/2014 - 10:33

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63

longitude: 

40
Wed, 06/18/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

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United Nations/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology on the theme "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The technical sessions to be included in the Symposium are as follows:

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24

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-103

Date: 

20/10/2014 to 23/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 10/07/2014

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Mexican Space Agency

Language of event: 

1

United States: Half of the country experiencing drought

Scientists from the US created this map of dought areas

In early May 2014, the United States National Drought Center, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln developed a map, which shows the extended area affected by high temperatures and subsequent droughts in the United States.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:27

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37

longitude: 

-119
Mon, 05/19/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

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