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Launch of the Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation

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Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation

Launch of the Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation

Actionable information from Earth observation (EO) data has become increasingly valuable to public and private efforts that improve our planet and people. The Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation will serve as a focal point to translate this data into evidence for EU policymaking decisions and implementation.

 

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20/04/2021

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The European Commission's Science and Knowledge Service

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/20 - Knowledge Portal

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Wed, 19/02/2020
UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/20
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Sri Lanka - National Training Course

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Risks and Disasters

Who are the users of space technology in disaster risk management and disaster response? What is the context of their daily work? What are their needs and challenges? The Risks and Disasters section seeks to shed light on these issues.

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Brochure: UN-SPIDER

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Thu, 01/05/2014
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This brochure gives an overview of the UN-SPIDER programme and the relevance of our work. It highlights various examples of space-based applications in emergency response and disaster risk reduction. The brochure also presents the different areas of work of the programme: knowledge management, technical advisory support, and partnerships.

 

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UN-SPIDER presents Knowledge Portal at COPUOS STSC

Presenting the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal to participants

On 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER presented its Knowledge Portal (www.un-spider.org) to the delegates of the 51st session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS STSC). UN-SPIDER colleagues gave a short overview of the programme as well as a live presentation of the Knowledge Portal including its most important features and services.

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Thu, 20/02/2014 - 11:59

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/13: Knowledge Management

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Mon, 11/02/2013
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter on Knowledge ManagementWhen tackling a disaster situation or when assessing the risk of a potential disaster, knowledge is the key. Disaster and disaster-riskmanagers face the challenge of identifying knowledge keepers, information focal points and data sources – sometimes under the pressure of extremely short timeframes.

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Newsletter: Knowledge Management and UN-SPIDER

Knowledge Portal: Advisory Missions section re-launched

Advisory Missions are at the heart of UN-SPIDER's efforts on the national level to ensure that all countries and international or regional organizations have the capacity to use all types of space-based information to support risk and disaster management. These efforts are now presented to Knowledge Portal users in the relaunched Advisory Missions section of the Portal.

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 10:37

UN-SPIDER: Supporting Disaster Management from Space (Earthzine)

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Wed, 09/03/2011
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UN-SPIDER: Supporting Disaster Management from Space

A comprehensive article by UN-SPIDER in the Disaster Management-special issue of Earthzine, covering UN-SPIDER's role and activities as well as the importance of space-based information for disaster management.

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January 2011

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Mon, 07/02/2011
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UN-SPIDER News

  • Version 1.0 of the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal released
  • Meeting at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN in Vienna: Enhancing global cooperation in satellite-based emergency mapping
  • UN-SPIDER at ENHANS International Workshop “Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa”
  • 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness concerning seismic risk in Guatemala
  • UN-SPIDER contributes to the 17th GEO UIC Meeting

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