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IRS satellite data: New agreement between India and Brazil

The Indian RESOURCESAT-2 provides remote sensing data

At the sidelines of the Sixth BRICS Summit, India and Brazil signed an agreement on 16 July 2014 which will facilitate Brazilian earth stations to rece

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vie, 18/07/2014 - 08:34
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-3.73186
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-38.5267

Brazil: International Charter activated for flooding in Rio grande do Sul

Aerial view of Rio grande do Sul during a previous flood occurred in 2009

On 4 July 2014, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian Disaster Risk Management National Centre (CENAD) in order to provide satellite-bas

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mar, 08/07/2014 - 14:50
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-30.0346
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-51.2177

International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian Disaster Risk Management National Centre (CENAD) in response to flooding and lands

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mar, 17/06/2014 - 13:41
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-25.2521
longitude: 
-52.0215

Heavy rain and floods in Brazil: International Charter activated

The flooding is taking place in the state of Rodonia on the border with Bolivia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 March 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for floods in the northern regions of Braz

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lun, 24/03/2014 - 10:13
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-10.5599
longitude: 
-65.3809

Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil.

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mar, 07/01/2014 - 12:13
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-19.3591
longitude: 
-40.2319

UNOOSA organizes Rio+20 side event

On 20-22 June 2012 world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance so

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jue, 17/05/2012 - 11:54

Brazil wants Japanese assistance in disaster prevention

Brazil urged Japan to collaborate in the field of disaster prevention using satellite technology.

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lun, 06/02/2012 - 12:12
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

Satellites combat degrading lands

As the UN marked World Food Day earlier this week, international representatives convened in Korea to discuss ways to curb the loss of productive land to desertification.

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lun, 24/10/2011 - 09:10

Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moder

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jue, 21/07/2011 - 11:52
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

In multi-county disaster simulation: ‘Damage … is widespread’

Brazil — As the state’s largest natural disaster exercise unfolded Tuesday, the response tested the capabilities of emergency responders throughout the Wabash Valley.

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mié, 18/05/2011 - 12:21
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-14.235
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-51.9253