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International Charter activated for Fuego Volcano in Guatemala

Logo of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters"

The International Charter “Space and Major Disasters” has been activated for Guatemala’s Fuego volcano on 5 June.

Guatemala’s most powerful eruption in 100 years has killed at least 69 people with many more missing, according to local reports.

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Satellites monitor Russian volcanoes to identify hazards to aviation, populations

An image of the Sheveluch (Shiveluch) volcano in Kamchatka, Russian Federation emitting an ash plume taken by NASA’s Aqua satellite in 2012. Image: NASA Earth Observatory.

Significant activity from volcanoes in the Russian Federation have been observed from space in recent months. The Kamchatka and Kuril Islands volcanoes, located in the fact east of the country, are being monitored by satellites in order to avert the hazards caused by their regular eruptions to air travel and to local populations.

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International Charter activated for earthquake and eruption of Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii

Lava flows erupting from a fissure on 5/5/18. Image: US Geological Survey.

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has been activated for an earthquake and eruption of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, USA on Monday.

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EMSEV 2018 - Integrating geophysical observations from ground to space for earthquake and volcano investigations

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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EMSEV (Electro-Magnetic Studies of Earthquakes and Volcanoes) is an Interdisciplinary IUGG Working Group supported by IASPEI, IAGA, and IAVCEI.

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17/09/2018 to 21/09/2018

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• International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)

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International Charter activated for volcano activity in Philippines and Papua New Guinea

Mount Mayon in December 2009

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has been activated for volcanoes in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea.

The activations have been requested by the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office.

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InAWARE technology provides assistance for Mount Agung eruption

Tracking the Sulfur Dioxide from Mount Agung. Image: NASA.

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Sentinels-1 Satellite Image Application for Tectonic Events

What is Sentinel map Earth slow surface warping?

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Data application of the month: Sentinels map Earth's slow surface warping
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International Charter on Space and Major Disasters activated for Indonesia – Sinabung Volcano in Indonesia

Similar eruption of the Mount Sinabung in Indonesia. Image courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, caption by Robert Simon.

Mount Sinabung, located in the North Sumatra province in Indonesia, erupted on 21st of May 2016, killing seven people in the village of Gembar, which is located on its foothills. The

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New app shows nearest climate change impact

First step to get located and informed about surrounding geographic data (Image: Esri)

A new app called Field Notes, developed by the mapping technology company Esri, allows identifying the impact of climate change in the surroundings of the user's area.

This new product could help governments, academics and policymakers, among others, to prepare for the upcoming events caused by climate change. At the same time, it creates a higher understanding about the world and the ongoing changes.

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ALOS-2/CIRC data is now open to the public

The ALOS data is accessible via the CIRC observation data search

After the calibration and validation of ALOS-2/CIRC, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA confirmed that the data quality of ALOS-2/CIRC is adequate. All ALOS-2/CIRC data is therefore now available to the public.

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