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Ecuadoran Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (INAMHI)

The National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology is an entity with administrative and technical autonomy, with national jurisdiction throughout Ecuador and with international representation.

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Europe's dry soils seen from space

ESAs’ Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) water mission has revealed the negative consequences of the deficit of precipitation that Western Europe is experiencing since February 2011, particularly in France, Germany and the UK.
The lack of sufficient precipitations affects the agricultural sector. It increases food prices and puts industry at risk by drying up shipping routes.

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Tue, 12/06/2012 - 17:28

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Tue, 06/12/2012

UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

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Tue, 24/05/2011
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  • SpaceAid resource page contributes to information- and data flow after earthquake and tsunami in Japan

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New dimensions to monitor Earth prove ever-more useful

With interest growing in satellite radar techniques that provide 3D views of Earth's natural and urban environments, scientists from around the world recently gathered to review the latest findings and show how these methods can be used to monitor our changing world.

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Wed, 09/02/2011 - 11:43

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ESCAP launches Asia-Pacific mechanism on drought monitoring and early warning

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), launched in to service a Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early Warning in Nanjing, China.

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Thu, 16/09/2010 - 16:26

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NASA Satellites drills down on India's Vanishing Water

Beneath northern India’s irrigated fields and densely populated cities of Jaiphur and New Delhi, the groundwater has been disappearing. Around the world, hydrologists, including Matt Rodell of NASA, have been hunting for it.

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Mon, 17/08/2009 - 21:10

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