Mediterranean

NASA satellite images show effects of flooding in France and Italy

The plumes of sediment are clearly visible in the Mediterranean.

Heavy rainfall caused flooding in southeastern France and northern Italy. On the images taken by the MODIS sensor on NASA’s Terra satellite, the mud-laden runoff is clearly visible creating tan and green plumes of sediment in the Mediterranean.

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Mon, 27/01/2014 - 14:43

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ESA monitors water resources in the Mediterranean from space

The effects of climate change, population growth and economic development in the Mediterranean are posing a threat to the water supply in the region.

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Fri, 28/12/2012 - 10:31

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EU Fire Maps predict High Risk of Wildfires in the Mediterranean region

The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) has reported that Mediterranean countries are at high risk of fire during this summer. EFFIS provides daily maps of risk of fires in Europe based on the weather and annual reports.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 13:42

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Fri, 08/10/2012

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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