Copernicus Newly Launched Coastal Hub

The coastlines of the world host a rich mix of dense populations, varying industries, and environmental characteristics that are collectively influenced by both land and sea. To facilitate the production of knowledge and data products regarding these complex coastal regions, the European Commission under the Copernicus program has developed a new online resource: The Copernicus Coastal Hub. The Coastal Hub offers a singular resource for data related to coastal regions including examples of use cases and an interactive data and map viewer.

spencer.zinke Fri, 23 Feb 2024 - 14:59

UN-SPIDER/ECLAC/International Charter Training Course for Latin America

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As in the case of other regions of the world, Latin America is exposed to various types of geological and hydro-meteorological hazards which trigger disasters.  To contribute to strengthen the skills of professionals that contribute to disaster response efforts through the generation of space-based information, UN-SPIDER, ECLAC and the International Charter Space and Major Disasters organised the training course "Project Management using the ESA Charter Mapper".   The training course brought together 15 professionals with skills in project management in case of activ

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11/07/2023, 12:00am - 11/09/2023, 12:00am
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Santiago de Chile

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

ECLAC

UN-SPIDER

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Introductory Webinar: Introduction to Lightning Observations and Applications

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It is well-documented that there are approximately 24,000 worldwide fatalities from lightning each year, with about 10 times more being injured from lightning (NIH-NCBI). In addition, lightning strikes are one of the leading causes of wildfire ignition. During storms, lightning strikes on trees, utility poles, and infrastructure, can damage power lines resulting in power outages. Lightning flashes also generate electromagnetic fields (Sferics) that interfere with electrical devices on ground.

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03/26/2024, 12:00am - 04/02/2024, 12:00am
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NASA ARSET

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UN-SPIDER/ASAL/ZFL Workshop: Space-based Solutions for Forest Fires in Algeria

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In recent decades, communities in Africa have experienced disasters triggered by floods, droughts, landslides, forest fires, Ebola pandemics, and locust plagues that have eroded hard-won development gains. Taking note of advances in space technologies and other technological innovations, the African Union indicated in its 2017 African Space Policy that space represented a unique opportunity for cooperation in using and sharing enabling infrastructure and data towards the proactive management of, inter alia, responses to natural hazards and disasters.

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11/21/2023, 12:00am - 11/22/2023, 12:00am
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Centre International de Conferences
Algiers

Algerian Space Agency (ASAL)

Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surface (ZFL), University of Bonn

UNOOSA / UN-SPIDER

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NASA's PACE Satellite Successfully Launched to Study Ocean Health and Climate

NASA's latest satellite mission, the Plankton, Aerosol, Climate, ocean Ecosystem (PACE), has been launched into orbit, marking a significant step in understanding crucial aspects of Earth's health and climate dynamics. PACE's primary objective is to examine the interplay between various components of Earth's systems, focusing on oceans, atmosphere, and climate.

martin.hilljegerdes Mon, 12 Feb 2024 - 15:10

3rd International Conference Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World

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From 12-13 June 2024, the 3rd International Conference on Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World: Addressing Compound and Multi-Hazard Risk will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The conference is organised by MYRIAD-EU, Risk KAN and NatRiskChange.

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06/12/2024, 12:00am - 06/13/2024, 12:00am
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UNOOSA 2024 Space4Youth Essay Competition

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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), in collaboration with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), launched the fifth edition of the Space4Youth Essay Competition! The Competition targets students and young professionals with the aim to highlight governance practices and experiences on the sustainable use of outer space to address the needs of the present in a manner that protects the interests of future generations.

martin.hilljegerdes Tue, 23 Jan 2024 - 09:22