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Vital view from space

Screenshot of the video from DW. Tomorrow today section. Courtesy of DW Germany’s Public international broadcaster.

Radar Satellite images offer precise 3D pictures of earth. The Crises Control Team of the German Aerospace Center puts together radar imagery on natural disasters like floods or earthquakes. This information is essential for

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China launches new satellite Yaogan 28 for monitoring disaster relief

On November 8, China launched satellite Yaogan 28 from the Taiyuan space center in Shanxi Province (Image: Google).

On November 8, China launched the

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International Charter activated for floods in Iraq and dam collapse in Brazil

On 5 November 2015 a dam collapsed near Bento Rodrigues, spilling liquid waste into the city (Image:Google).

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has been activated to provide satellite-based

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Space for Climate Exhibition at the Champs-Elysées in Paris

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube (Image: ESA).

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube presenting information on the contribution of space for studying

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Tue, 27/10/2015 - 14:09

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International Academy of Astronautics promulgates Heads of Space Agencies Summit Declaration 2015

Space agency leaders strengthen the use of satellite applications in climate change and disaster management (Image: NASA).

On 17-18 September 2015 heads of space agencies gathered for the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Heads of Space Agencies Summit in Mexico City to discuss the role of

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Thu, 22/10/2015 - 14:17

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Global Climate Observation: the Road to the Future

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Climate observations are essential for understanding the complexities of the global climate system; indeed virtually all breakthroughs that have been made in understanding climate have come from observations. Observations provide critical benchmarks for testing and further developing our predictive capability through models.

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02/03/2016 to 04/03/2016

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Mon, 15/02/2016

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The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Trippenhuis at Kloveniersburgwal 29, Amsterdam

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Amsterdam

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  • Netherlands

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ICSU
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WMO

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GFCS
NASA

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Official international Space Information Day 2015, Brussels

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Horizon 2020 is the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for the years 2014-2020 that aims at stimulating growth and creating jobs in Europe. It has a budget of just over €70 billion for that period and has been launched on 1 January 2014. A budget of € 1.42 billion has been earmarked over this 7 year-period to support space activities.
 

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Hotel Le Plaza Brussels, Boulevard Adolphe Max 118-126,1000 Brussel, Belgium

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Brussels

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  • Belgium

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DLR - German Aerospace Center
The Institute of Fundamental Technological Research PAS

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European Commission 
COSMOS2020
The network of National Contact Points (NCP) for Space
Enterprise Europe Network Wallonia

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10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop - Limassol, Cyprus

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The subject of the 10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop will be "Sensors, Multi-

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02/11/2015 to 05/11/2015

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Tue, 27/10/2015

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Kanika Elias Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

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Limassol

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  • Cyprus

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EARSeL 

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Cyprus Remote Sensing Society
Cyprus University of Technology
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Review: Forum of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA)

Prof. Judi Wakhungu shared her experience with the project at this year's MESA Forum in Nairobi (Image: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung).

In this year’s Forum of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) from 31st August – 4th September 2015 in Kenya, participants discussed the use of

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UAE Space Agency strengthens the use of space assets at the Eye on Earth Summit 2015

At the Eye on Earth Summit 2015 the UAE highlights the use of space assets (Image: NASA).

Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director General of the United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAE) reinforced the agency’s commitment to strengthen international collaboration through space agency cooperation for the use of space assets in environmental research. 

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