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Vietnam to launch earth-monitoring satellites

Japanese experts are to help Vietnam build its first earth-observation satellites in an effort to help the South-East Asian country plan for the effects of climate change and natural disasters.

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mar, 17/01/2012 - 10:35
latitude: 
21.0333
longitude: 
105.85

China launches high-resolution remote-sensing satellite

China successfully launched Ziyuan I-02C Thursday, a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi province.

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mar, 10/01/2012 - 15:06
latitude: 
37.8707
longitude: 
112.551

Shared images to help Philippines make disaster plans

While some countries have shipped relief supplies for the victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” others are sharing valuable satellite data on the devastated areas in Mindanao.

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mar, 10/01/2012 - 14:54
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

Ocean health, disaster impacts monitored from above by satellite remote sensing

New remote sensing technologies with applications such as predicting problems with ocean fish stocks and assessing natural disasters were reported at conferences sponsored recently in Prague by SPI

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mar, 10/01/2012 - 14:44
latitude: 
48.7596
longitude: 
-122.488

Satellite images could aid long-term disaster recovery

Satellite images could be used to track and quantify long-term recovery efforts in regions stricken by natural disasters.

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vie, 08/04/2011 - 17:08

Insurance Company Ranks 2010 among Worst Years Ever for Climate Disasters

Climate change is a culprit in the long list of catastrophic natural disasters in 2010, according to insurance company Munich Re, adding to trends pointing to more frequent and riskier events.

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vie, 25/02/2011 - 11:08

General Assembly stresses need to invest in disaster mitigation measures

With earthquakes, heat waves, floods and snowstorms affecting 208 million people, killing nearly 300,000, and costing $110 billion in losses last year alone, the General Assembly today debated miti

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vie, 11/02/2011 - 09:29

SERVIR

 

SERVIR

SERVIR es un mecanismo conjunto entre NASA y la Agencia para Desarrollo Internacional de los Estados Unidos (USAID) que integra observaciones desde satélites, datos de campo y modelos de pronóstico

II ESCUELA DE PRIMAVERA SOBRE SOLUCIONES ESPACIALES PARA EL MANEJO DE DESASTRES NATURALES Y RESPUESTAS DE EMERGENCIAS-SEQUIA Y DESERTIFICACIÓN

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Fecha: 
19/04/2010 - 23/04/2010

Organizador: Campus Brasil del Centro Regional de Enseñanza en Ciencia y Tecnología del Espacio para América Latina y el caribe - CRECTEALC