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UN-SPIDER strengthens Universal Access to the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

On 16 October, Luc St-Pierre, Coordinator of UN-SPIDER, presented via teleconference the 2014 report of activities of UNOOSA in support to the 

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lun, 20/10/2014 - 13:20

UN-SPIDER hosts joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Multi-Risk Modeling for Disaster Management

Experts from IRIDeS, the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chiba University and DLR

On 19 and 20 September 2014, UN-SPIDER hosted a joint workshop with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Tohoku University, International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) on the

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mar, 23/09/2014 - 11:00
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German Aerospace Center develops satellite-based volcanic ash tool

VADUGS-derived column concentration of volcanic ash in grams per square metre

Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have developed a satellite-based prediction tool for volcanic ash distribution.

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lun, 22/09/2014 - 13:50

DLR Radar Satellites trace Settlement Patterns

The vertical structures of building reflect the satellite radar signals

Scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently developed a satellite-based map of human settlements, with a precision currently unparalleled by other global surveys.

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mar, 08/07/2014 - 14:33
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48.0863
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11.2797

UN-SPIDER participates in IWG-SEM meeting

The Working Group discusses international harmonization

UN-SPIDER, together with representatives of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the European Commission (EC), SERTIT, ITHACA and the US Geological Survey (USGS), participated in a meeting of the Int

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mar, 17/06/2014 - 11:53
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48.0583
longitude: 
11.2371

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
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44.4325
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26.1039

Satellites show effects of long-term drought on the Congo rainforest

The studies analyzed the "greenness" of the Congo rainforest

A new analysis of data derived from various satellite sensors shows that Congo's rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has suffered from long-term drought over the past t

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mar, 29/04/2014 - 10:04
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1.44175
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15.2124

Copernicus Master: Earth Observation Competition launched

The first image captured by Copernicus satellite Sentinel-1A showing Brussels

The European Earth observation programme Copernicus has launched the Copernicus Masters competition.

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mar, 22/04/2014 - 14:14

Akademik Shokalskiy: Satellites helped free trapped vessel in the Antarctic

Image by the satellite TerraSAR-X showing two vessels trapped in the Antarctic

The Russian research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy was trapped for over a week in the Antarctic ice.

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lun, 13/01/2014 - 11:20
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