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Forecasting wildfire behaviour with WIFIRE

A map showing locations that experienced wildfires greater than 250 acres, from

A new instrument to fight the exponential increase of wildfires, WIFIRE, is currently being prepared in California, USA.

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mar, 19/08/2014 - 11:17
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32.8606
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-117.186

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
latitude: 
39.7324
longitude: 
98.4945

Using space technologies to study algal bloom

Algal bloom in the west end of Lake Erie captured by MODIS

Using a remote sensing technology that was originally developed for Mars exploration, NASA researchers are taking a closer look at algal bloom in Lake Erie in Northern America.

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vie, 08/08/2014 - 11:40
latitude: 
42.0669
longitude: 
-81.3399

Viet Nam to boost use of satellite technology for agriculture

Vegitation Map of Mekong Delta

Viet Nam’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Le Quoc Doanh, announced last week plans for Viet Nam to use remote sensing technology in order to boost crop production in th

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lun, 04/08/2014 - 12:50
latitude: 
14.0583
longitude: 
108.277

IGAC: Studying Flooding and Droughts as baseline in Agroclimatic Risks

Structure model developed for Landsat TM
CAIN, Automatic classification of flood areas using normalized water index

CIAF, the “Research and Investigation Centre Remote Sensing Group and Geographic Applications” of

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mié, 30/07/2014 - 09:17
latitude: 
4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

China and Venezuela: Agreement for new Earth Observation satellite

Rendition of VRSS-1 satellite, launched in September 2012

On 22 July 2014, Xinhua News Agency, the state press agency of the People's Republic of China, annouced that China and Venezuela agreed on the in-orbit delivery of a remote sensing satellite, V

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vie, 25/07/2014 - 09:59
latitude: 
39.804
longitude: 
116.419

Using remotely sensed thermal images for extreme heat events

Different spatial resolution of MODIS compared to Landsat.

Researchers from the Institute for Research on Social Issues and the Center for Urban Health of Indiana and Purdue University at Indianapolis recently published a study showing major advantages in

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Publishing Date: 
mar, 15/07/2014 - 10:48
latitude: 
40.4237
longitude: 
-86.9212

9th Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Symposium

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
lun, 15/09/2014
Ciudad: 
Beijing
Información básica
Fecha: 
13/10/2014 - 16/10/2014
Lugar: 
Beijing International Convention Center
País: 
China
Organizadores del evento: 

SPIE

Co-organizadores: 

RADI, NASA, JAXA, NICT, ISRA

Idioma del evento: 
English

Conferences will focus on state-of-the-art active and passive remote sensing technologies and applications to monitor the atmosphere, water, and land.

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39.904
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116.408

Kenya Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS)

The Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS) formerly known as Kenya Rangeland Ecological Monitoring Unit (KREMU) was established in 1976 with funding from the Government of Kenya

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-1.29973
longitude: 
36.7616

KazEOSat-2: Second Kazakh Earth Observation Satellite is in orbit

KazEOSat-2 will also support disaster management

Kazakhstan successfully launched its second Earth Observation Satellite KazEOSat-2 on 20 June 2014 from Yasni launch base, Russia.

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lun, 23/06/2014 - 12:16
latitude: 
48.0196
longitude: 
66.9237