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Portugal sets up Working Group for Earth Observations

Envisat image of fires in Spain and Portugal in August 2006.

In order to stimulate the use of soon to be available space-based information in the framework of the European Copernicus programme, Portugal created the Working Group for Earth Observation (GTOT).

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Publishing Date: 
mar, 28/01/2014 - 13:56
latitude: 
38.7223
longitude: 
-9.13934

Space-based information applied to tackle wildfires

2013 fire season in Portugal will be remembered as one of the worst since 1940

Wildfires remain a serious problem, presenting often-dramatic impacts that can only be minimized through a smart combination of technology, political decision and willingness to accept changes.

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Publishing Date: 
vie, 22/11/2013 - 09:48
latitude: 
41.4041
longitude: 
-7.00928

GPS: Researchers develop approach to improve precision

Improving precision for GPS in cities

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle's position as compared to that of conventional GPS de

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Publishing Date: 
jue, 14/02/2013 - 07:08
latitude: 
40.4029
longitude: 
-3.6969

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

Floods in Portugal

Violent floods and mudslides killed at least 42 people on the resort island of Madeira.

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Nombre: 
Floods in Portugal
Región: 
Island of Madeira
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
21/02/2010

Cold Wave in Portugal

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Nombre: 
Cold Wave in Portugal
Región: 
Portugal
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
01/01/2009