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Space-based information to support the SDGs Indicators and Monitoring Framework

The second meeting for IAEG-SDGs was held in Thailand. Space technology capabilities are used to support the development of the indicators framework to monitor the goals.

The second meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) was held at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand from 26 to 28 October. The aim of the convention was to review the possible global indicators of the framework needed for the monitoring of the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda at the global level, and support its implementation. The event was broadcasted life to the public during the three days.

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Satellite imagery to compare extreme rainfalls events from the last year in Sri Lanka

Accumulated rainfall September 2014 and 2015; and Rainfall events from 21 – 30 Sept

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) released some imagery from the satellite rainfall estimates for the current flood disasters in Sri Lanka.

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SUPARCO: Monitoring floods of Punjab rivers from space

Floods in Pakistan observed by ESA's Envisat satellite in 2010 (Image: ESA)

The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) of Pakistan announced that all rivers of Punjab will be monitored by satellites operated by SUPARCO. The aim is to receive updated information of flow of water in rivers and nullahs in order to monitor floods.

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