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Satellite imagery to compare extreme rainfalls events from the last year in Sri Lanka

Accumulated rainfall September 2014 and 2015; and Rainfall events from 21 – 30 Sept

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) released some imagery from the satellite rainfall estimates for the current flood disasters in Sri Lanka. The Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) revealed that the extraordinary flooding in Sri Lanka was caused by unusually strong monsoonal rainfall over the period between 10 September and 30 September 2014.

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Thu, 01/10/2015 - 22:37

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IGAC: Technical Cooperation meeting on Disaster Monitoring Constellation

Birds eye view of London acquired by the UK-DMC-2 satellite in November 2011

The Research and Investigation Centre of Remote Sensing and Geographic Applications (CIAF) of UN-SPIDER's Colombian Regional Support Office IGAC, met with the UK-based private company Surrey Satellite Technology on 30 May 2014, to discuss technical issues related to Disaster Monitoring Cons

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Tue, 03/06/2014 - 11:49

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Satellite imagery shows California forest fires

Satellite imagery from the recently launched UK-DMC2 satellite shows forest fires in the Los Padres National Forest east of Santa Maria at 11:10 local time on the 12th August.

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Mon, 17/08/2009 - 17:10

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