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CNES and NASA to collaborate on global water and ocean surface survey

Current Satellite to be Launched to monitor Surface Water and Ocean Topography

The French Space Agency CNES and the US Space Agency NASA have come together in an agreement to conduct the first ever detailed global ocean mapping and surface water survey.

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mié, 07/05/2014 - 11:05
latitude: 
38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

Floods in Romania monitored by Copernicus EMS

Flood Delineation Map of Bragadiru, Romania on 20 April 2014

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO)

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vie, 02/05/2014 - 10:07
latitude: 
44.4325
longitude: 
26.1039

Dominican Republic: CONAE strengthens technical capacities of EIGEO

Members of EIGEO during the training course

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, the Argentinean Space Agency CONAE, is providing a two-phase technical training course to the inter-institutional working group EIGEO in the Dominican Repub

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mié, 12/03/2014 - 14:22
latitude: 
7.55038
longitude: 
103.484

France will release archived SPOT data to public

Satellite imagery from SPOT satellites free available

The French government has announced to release free of charge satellite images from its Spot optical Earth Observation data archive as part of the country’s contribution to the Global Earth O

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jue, 06/03/2014 - 10:49
latitude: 
48.8566
longitude: 
2.35222

Israel: Own satellite to monitor crops from outer space

Thermal image of Israel after a wild fire

Israel has years of experience in satellite communication and navigation. The country is now preparing to launch its first Earth Observation satellite to monitor crops.

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mar, 25/02/2014 - 14:42
latitude: 
31.0461
longitude: 
34.8516

Astrium and CNES improve Pléiades image quality

Illustration of Pléiades satellite

Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, and CNES, have achieved a major improvement in Pléiades image quality, including sharper products and enhanced geometry, as anno

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mar, 16/07/2013 - 10:54

NASA/CNES Ocean satellite retired after successful mission

 Jason-1 helped to follow changes in the tropical Pacific Ocean

The Jason-1 ocean altimetry satellite has been retired after achieving scientific, technical and international success in its life time.

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lun, 15/07/2013 - 08:31
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-82.8628
longitude: 
-135

Korean satellite to aid disaster efforts

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis

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vie, 15/07/2011 - 12:02
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35.9078
longitude: 
127.767

NASA and ESA provide Satellite views and video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption

NASA Provides a Two-Satellite View and Video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption 

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vie, 10/06/2011 - 12:51

faucher_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf

Faucher Pascal. “Disaster Management and Space Technology - From Concepts to Application”. CNES