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International Charter activated for floods and landslides in Turkey

Floods were reported along the Çoruh Nehri river (Image: Evgeny Genkin)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based 

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Thu, 27/08/2015 - 17:07

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Turkey uses SPOT 6 and 7 satellites for crop monitoring

Satellite view of the city of Istanbul (Image: ESA)

Airbus Defence and Space offers data on crop monitoring through SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellite imagery to the Agricultural Monitoring and Information System Project (TARBIL), a programme coordinated by the Turkish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, and funded by the Ministry of Development.

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Turkey: Two thirds live in areas with earthquake risk

Three active fault zones run through Turkey making it very prone to earthquakes

According to the Turkish Prime Ministry's

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Turkey: Launch of new satellite within five years

Satellite image of snow in Turkey (NASA/MODIS)

Ensar Gul, chairman of Turksat Satellite Communications, announced the production and launch of national satellites to occur within a five years time-frame.

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Tue, 09/12/2014 - 08:38

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Multi-hazard early warning system for South Eastern Europe

Building resilience to disasters in Western Balkans and Turkey

On 20 October 2014, the project "Building

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Turkey: New Geoportal launched

The city of Izmir, Turkey, as observed by RASAT in 2011

Turkey has launched Gezgin Geoportal, an online portal making available detailed imagery of the country from the Turkish RASAT satellite, as the newspaper Hurriyet DailyNews reported.

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Thu, 21/08/2014 - 11:37

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Turkey set to launch national satellite programme

Ankara, Turkey as seen from the ISS

Following the successful launch of the 4B Satellite earlier in the year, Turkey is set to open a satellite manufacturing and testing center later this month at the Akinci Air Force Base in Ankara. Turkey will then become the twelfth country worldwide capable to produce, test and launch its own satellites.

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Tue, 05/08/2014 - 15:49

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Türksat

Türksat is the only communications satellite operator in Turkey. Türksat Corporation was established by the Additional Clause 33 added to the Telegram and Telephone Act numbered 406 with the article 5 of the Act about Making Amendments in Various Laws dated 16th June 2004 and numbered 5189.

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Integrated drought management workshop for Turkey

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Integrated Drought Management Workshop for Turkey [Ankara, AGM/CLPA/CLW]

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04/03/2014 to 06/03/2014

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Turkey to launch Earth Observation Satellite

The launch of Turkey's Earth Observation Satellite Göktürk-2 is scheduled for 19 December 2012, 18:13 Turkey time. Turkey’s first domestic observation satellite, Rasat, was successfully launched into space in August 2011.

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