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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop and Exercises scheduled in November

Viet Nam is regularly affected by disasters including typhoons and floods

As a follow up of the Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) conducted by UN-SPIDER to Viet Nam in March 2013, UN-SPIDER has planned a workshop and exercises in Viet Nam from 10 to 15 November 2014. These activities support the implementation of the recommendations made during the 2013 mission, which included capacity building.

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Viet Nam to boost use of satellite technology for agriculture

Vegitation Map of Mekong Delta

Viet Nam’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Le Quoc Doanh, announced last week plans for Viet Nam to use remote sensing technology in order to boost crop production in the Red River and Mekong River Deltas and to expand the project to include the monitoring of water and forest resources.  

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New GIS to be Launched by Vietnam in the Mekong Delta

Radar Image of Mekong Delta

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City National University is working in conjunction with southwestern provinces of Dong Thap, Soc Trang, Can Tho and Long An to integrate the region’s discrete  spatial databases into a unified platform designated as the Mekong Delta Geographic Information System (MDGIS).

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Fri, 11/04/2014 - 09:59

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International Charter activated for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated yesterday to provide satellite images and image products in search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The international mechanism was triggered by China Meteorological Administration, which will also do the project management for the activation.

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 09:01

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Crowdsource mapping in search for the Malaysian Airlines flight

satellite image fo the Earth

As UN-SPIDER reported yesterday, there have been calls for using satellite data in the search for the Malaysian Airlines Flight which went missing on 8 March.

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Tue, 11/03/2014 - 16:16

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Satellites could help locate missing Malaysian flight

satellite image of South China sea

The Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines flight MH730 disappeared on 8 March 2014 over the South China sea.

GeoSage, a company specialized in developing image fusion and spectral transformation analysis, is suggesting to use Landsat-8 satellite imagery to analyze the surrounding ocean area, where the plane lost contact. 

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 16:03

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Vietnam: International Charter activated due to Typhoon Haiyan

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter was activated for Vietnam

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for Vietnam, where

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Vietnam: International Charter activated for Typhoon Nari

Envisat image of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 18 October 2013 in order to provide

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Mon, 21/10/2013 - 09:31

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Vietnam: Imagery available from VNREDSat-1 satellite

The satellite is efficiently meeting the initial demands

Based on initial successes, the Vietnamese VNREDSat-1 satellite launched on 7 May 2013 on a VEGA rocket, is efficiently meeting the initial demands for

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Thu, 15/08/2013 - 10:06

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NASA's Terra satellite spots Tropical Storm Jebi over Vietnam

On 3 August 2013 Tropical Storm Jebi made its second landfall in Vietnam

On 3 August 2013, NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Tropical Storm Jebi as it was tracking north of Hanoi after making its second landfall in Vietnam.

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