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Drought triggers National Emergency in Bolivia

Bolivia. Image: NASA

On 21 November 2016 president Evo Morales declared a national emergency due to a severe and extended drought intensified by El Nino. The reservoirs providing water to the Bolivian capital, La Paz, are almost dry, provoking water rationing in that city.

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UNOOSA participates in the Earth Info Day at CoP 22

Participants at the Earth Info Day

On Tuesday 08 November 2016, UNFCCC organized the “Earth Info Day” during CoP 22 as part of the SBSTA activities.  The event was used to showcase the benefits of

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“Earth Info Day” during CoP 22 as part of the SBSTA activities

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Thu, 10/11/2016 - 07:41

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DLR Climate Change Conference 2016 inaugurated

DLR Conference on Climate Change 2016

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) inaugurated the DLR Conference on Climate Change 2016 to provide a discussion forum on the considerable challenges in atmospheric climate research, on ways in which space and atmospheric research can support the requirements of climate protection and to identify tools and methods for a continuous monitoring process to ensure adherence to climate change agreements.  The Co

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Tue, 05/04/2016 - 23:20

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DLR Conference on Climate Change 2016

Climate change is more and more recognized as the defining challenge of our times, as societies around the world are becoming aware of the potentially irreversible consequences of climate change if nothing is done to mitigate it.

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DLR Conference on Climate Change 2016 - Challenges for Atmospheric Research

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Thu, 10/12/2015 - 10:03

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The value of Landsat earth observation images

Landsat Earth observation images enables knowledge on land and resources (Image: USGS).
In 2008, Landsat Earth observation images became available to all users free of charge. Since then, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) portal has provided roughly 30 million Landsat Earth observation images for users to download.
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Wed, 18/11/2015 - 13:31

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Workshop on Climate Impact and Loss data for Europe Berlin

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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16/12/2015 to 17/12/2015

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Fri, 04/12/2015

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Berlin

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Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, BBAW, Jägerstraße 22/23, 10117 Berlin

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  • Germany

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Joint Programming Initiative on Climate 

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El Niño 2015 Conference: Shared Experiences - 20 Years of Climate Services and Framing the Next Steps in the Research and Development for Climate Resilience

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17/11/2015 to 18/11/2015

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Monell Auditorium, Columbia University at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Campus, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, United States

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New York

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  • United States of America

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International Research Institute for Climate and Society
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
United States Agency for International Development 
World Meteorological Organization 

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Bureau of Meteorology
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Review: the partnership of EROS and the UN

Remote sensing imagery, like here showing the earthquake and landslides in Nepal 2015, provide important information (Image: USGS).

The Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, one of the facilities of the Unites States Geological Survey (USGS) of the United States, was established in the early 1970s as the center to manage remotely sensed

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Wed, 04/11/2015 - 13:39

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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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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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