Indian Ocean

Tsunami Global Lessons Learned Project launches Disaster Recovery Toolkit

Rescue Operations, Thailand, Tsunami 2014 (Image: Photo RNW.org)

The Tsunami Global Lessons Learned Project (TGLLP) in partnership with the Asian

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Wed, 11/02/2015 - 09:38

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Over 17 years in service: Meteosat-7 is longest-serving Eumetsat satellite

Global observation of swells in the Indian Ocean on 09 December 2008

The seventh of the Meteosat First Generation series of satellites was launched in September 1997 and is currently the longest-serving operational Eumetsat's satellite. Meteosat-7 had a designed life prospect of five years. 

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Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:32

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UN-SPIDER and the UNESCO-IOC TRATE Project

Under the umbrella of the TRATE project, Dr. Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon of the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office has been contributing with other experts to update UNESCO-IOC guidelines on “Tsunami Risk Assessment and Mitigation for the Indian Ocean”. These guidelines had been elaborated and published in 2009.

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Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:31

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NASA tracks tropical Cyclone Jack to its end

satellite tracks precipitation and rainfall rates

Tropical Cyclone Jack lost power yesterday, 22 April 2014, and is no longer on the scale of tropical cyclones. However, NASA’s TRMM satellite took one last look at the storm yesterday.

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Wed, 23/04/2014 - 11:55

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Indian Ocean islands cooperate to establish disaster loss databases

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sediment-choked Onibe River, Madagascar,

Five islands in the Indian Ocean – the Union of the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Zanzibar (Tanzania) – are working to establish and manage

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Fri, 06/12/2013 - 15:48

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Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO/IOC)

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO was created in 1960 and promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in marine research, services, observation systems,

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NASA's TRMM Satellite Measures Cyclone Laurence's Heavy Rainfall

Dec. 31, 2009 (Hal Pierce, SSAI/Goddard Space Flight Center) - Tropical Cyclone Laurence dropped heavy rainfall over Northwest Australia last week, and NASA and the Japanese Space Agency’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM satellite measured that rainfall from its orbit in space.

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Mon, 04/01/2010 - 18:00

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