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India Geospatial Forum 2015

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India Geospatial Forum is poised to demonstrate how geospatial technology can bring about a real difference and revolution in the way the nation works and grows, bringing together the diverse stakeholders at all levels who influence technology uptake – policy makers, administrators, technologists, user organisations, technology providers, and academia.

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Date: 

10/02/2015 to 12/02/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 07/01/2015

Venue: 

Hyderabad International Convention Centre

Venue City: 

Hyderabad

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

Geospatial Forum

Co-organisers: 

ISRO, nrsc, Survey of India

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176 forecasting stations for monitoring floods in India

Satellite image of floods in the Mandakini River, Northern India, in 2013 (Image: NASA)

The Government of India has established 176 flood forecasting stations across the country which would help to monitor river flooding during monsoons. The stations use information captured by Indian satellites, including near-real time flood inundation maps provided by the National Remote Sensing Centre.

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Fri, 14/08/2015 - 11:28

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Fri, 08/14/2015

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Increasing parameter accuracy for monsoon forecasting

Floods caused by monsoon rains in Indian cities (Image: McKay Savage)

The Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences in collaboration with the Department of Space of the National Remote Sensing Centre, and the Center for Ocean and Atmospheric Prediction Studies (Florida State University), has found a more precise parameter for predicting rainfalls during monsoons.

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Tue, 14/07/2015 - 10:40

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29

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Tue, 07/14/2015

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India shares concept note for SAARC satellite

Satellite view of India (Image: NASA)

India has prepared a concept note of the new SAARC satellite (tentatively called SAARC SAT) to the other members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), in preparation of a special meeting this week. SAARC is an economic and geopolitical organisation of eight countries that are primarily located in South Asia or Indian subcontinent.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:44

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29

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77
Mon, 06/22/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

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India - National Training Course

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India - Regional Training Course

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India - Regional Training Course

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India - Regional Training Course

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India and USA: Cooperation to monitor earth changes in high detail

NISAR: the NASA-ISRO SAR Mission (Image: NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are working together on a project to monitor earth changes in high detail.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 03/06/2015 - 11:20

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21

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79
Wed, 06/03/2015

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Satellite technology to combat droughts in India

During drought even drinking water can become scarce in Maharashtra (Image: Hemant Mishra/Mint)

The state government of India is using satellite technology to keep an eye on the progress of water conversation schemes across more than 30,000 sites of Jalyukta Shivar Scheme in Maharashtra. 'Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan' is the flagship programme of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who has set a target to rid Maharashtra of drought within a period of five years.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 11:13

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20

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76
Thu, 05/21/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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