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CATHALAC publishes satellite imagery of Guatemala volcano eruption

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) quickly reacted to yesterday's eruption of Guatemala's Fuego Volcano.

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Fri, 14/09/2012 - 07:33

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Satellites track seismic activity on Greek islands

Over the past year and a half, parts of the Greek Santorini islands have risen by 14 cm. Scientists believe that new molten rock has been squeezing up beneath a volcano accumulating in a magma chamber at a depth of about 4 km.

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Mon, 10/09/2012 - 12:25

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Ecuadoran Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School (IG-EPN)

The IG-EPN is the main research centre in Ecuador for the diagnosis and monitoring of seismic and volcanic hazards. Its mission is to reduce the impact on the population and on infrastructures caused by seismic and volcanic phenomena in Ecuador through constant monitoring, scientific research and technological application, promoting a culture of

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Volcano Disaster Assistance Programme help diminishing the effects of Nevado del Ruiz eruption, Colombia

On June 30th, the volcano Nevado del Ruiz in Colombia erupted causing small volcano-related earthquakes and emitting a column of ash approximately eight kilometers high. But thanks to the Volcano

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 12:41
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Guatemala volcano eruption: Charter activated

On Saturday evening 19 May 2012, the Volcano "Fuego" in Guatemala had a strong eruption, which led to the evacuation of some communities located on its foothills. The National

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Earthquakes: Inaccuracy of GPS as a tool for prediction

The inaccuracy of GPS devices could be a valuable tool to predict earthquakes as an Indian studies describes. Researcher Sheetal Karia of the Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) found a way to predict earthquakes using GPS inaccuracy. She studied

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Thu, 05/04/2012 - 15:25
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CERN to tap new Europe cloud computing project

Three key research centers and a consortium of Internet companies said on Thursday they would work together on a European cloud computing platform to handle the continent's rapidly growing demand for computer capacity.

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German satellite could help Chile predict natural disasters

A conference of geological and scientific experts met in the southern Chilean city of Punta Arenas last week to discuss using the TerraSAR-X satellite system to assist Chile in predicting volcanic eruptions. The satellite, which has been in orbit for nearly a year, could provide Chile with significantly advanced warning of volcanic activity and tsunamis.

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Tue, 22/11/2011 - 14:58

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Using Satellite Imagery to assess the ash cloud after volcanic eruption - UPDATED 20/4/2010

Volcanic eruption Iceland on April 15, 2010 - DLR evaluating satellite data to investigate the effects of the eruptions on the atmosphere.

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