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USGS: Launch of 3D Elevation Program

Image showing the accurate flood information provided by 3DEP's maps

The US Geological Survey (USGS), along with other government agencies and the private sector, recently launched the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), composed on current and accurate three-dimensional m

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jue, 28/08/2014 - 14:11
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37.4565
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China: Successful launch of Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite

Remote sensing satellites enable studying many aspects of the planet.

On 9 August 2014, the Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu Province.

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lun, 11/08/2014 - 11:55
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Southeast Asia: Global Forest Watch Fires released

154  forest and land fires across Riau province on 20 July.

GFW-Fires is a new dynamic online platform for forest monitoring and fire alert system covering Southeast Asia by providing near-real time information and high-resolution satellite images.

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jue, 31/07/2014 - 10:20
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-6.20876
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106.846

Japan: Full scale disaster management system with Quasi-Zenith Satellites

The orbit of the Quasi-Zenith Satellite above Japan

The Japanese national newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun reported on 22 July 2014 that a full-scale operation of Quasi-Zenith satellites is projected to start in 2018, after that a first one, Michibiki, was

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mar, 29/07/2014 - 11:31
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36.2048
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138.253

Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed

The Philippines are frequently affected by floods

The Department of Science and Technology  of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major

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lun, 28/07/2014 - 15:55
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12.8797
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121.774

GIS and Water Resources Modeling Workshop

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
West Lafayette
Información básica
Fecha: 
04/08/2014 - 06/08/2014
Lugar: 
Purdue University, Civil Engeneering Bldg
País: 
United States of America
Organizadores del evento: 

Purdue University

Idioma del evento: 
English

This three-day workshop is designed for working professionals, students, and researchers, to provide han

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40.4259
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Spirit Training for National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Nairobi
Información básica
Fecha: 
24/02/2014 - 28/02/2014
País: 
Kenya
Organizadores del evento: 

National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

JRC

BOKU

Idioma del evento: 
English
Detalles del entrenamiento
Training Target Audience: 
NDMA internal
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Use of SPIRITS for drought monitoring and early warnin

Russia: New Space monitoring station for emergency prevention and prediction

NASA's Terra satellite image shows the impact Ural has on weather developments

Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), host to one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, announced that it will set up a new space monitoring station for prevention a

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vie, 10/01/2014 - 10:52
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59.0077
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61.9316

República Dominicana – Curso de Entrenamiento a nivel Nacional

El curso de entrenamiento en Santo Domingo fue organizado conjuntamente entre ONU-SPIDER y la Comisión Nacional de Emergencias en su papel como Coordinadora del Consejo Nacional para la Prevención,

Fecha: 
13/05/2013 - 17/05/2013
Title of Training: 
Percepción Remota en el contexto de inundaciones
Trainers: 
ONU-SPIDER,CATHALAC,IGAC
Target Group: 
Miembros del Equipo Interinstitucional de Información Geoespacial para Gestión de Riesgos (EIGEO-GR)
Training Profile: 
De acuerdo con las recomendaciones planteadas como resultado de la Misión de Asesoría Técnica (MAT) realizada en Enero del 2010 y de la consiguiente Misión de Fortalecimiento Institucional de Noviembre del 2011 se estableció el Equipo Interinstitucional de Información Geo-Espacial para Gestión de Riesgos (EIGEO-GR) en República Dominicana. El Equipo de Información Geo-Espacial para Gestión de Riesgos - EIGEO-GR- cuenta con más de 15 miembros institucionales que representan a cerca de 15 ministerios y agencias del Estado y centros universitarios y está encabezado por un representante de la Comisión Nacional de Emergencias. El curso duró una semana y se centró en el uso de información obtenida desde el espacio en caso de inundaciones. Dicho curso incluyó clases magistrales y entrenamiento práctico usando distintos tipos de datos y paquetes de software.
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Sri Lanka Ministry of Disaster Management

The mission of the Ministry of Disaster Management of Sri Lanka is to facilitate harmony and the prosperity and dignity of human life through effective prevention and mitigation of natural and man-