EUMETSAT Series of online short courses on data discovery for weather, oceanography, air quality and climate

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The courses are open and address a wide range of attendees, from service providers to  scientists and forecasters. Participants will have the opportunity to learn:

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Wildfire Monitoring with Next-Generation Satellites

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In the near future, new satellites such as Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) and Metop - Second Generation (Metop-SG) will provide advanced capabilities and valuable data for monitoring fires and their impacts. This short course showcases a series of case studies and associated workflows in Jupyter notebooks for fire applications using proxy data from MTG and Metop-SG. Join us to explore the case studies focusing on the August Complex fires in 2020, California USA and the Mediterranean fires in summer 2021!

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07/06/2022, 12:00am
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Introduction to Machine Learning for Earth Observation - A practical approach

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This course is an introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) applied to Earth observation data. The aim of the course is to provide an overview of machine learning potential for EUMETSAT data and the main machine learning techniques, with hands-on modules using real world data. The course is composed of different modules, addressing both theory and practical examples.

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The course is aimed at people with little prior knowledge. You will need to be comfortable to edit some python using Jupyter notebooks.

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09/27/2022, 12:00am - 09/29/2022, 12:00am
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Darmstadt

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Flood Knowledge Summit 2022
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martin.hilljegerdes Mon, 06/13/2022 - 16:33

07-08 July 2022, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, the Netherlands (hybrid event)

Floods are a common environmental hazard, causing loss of lives, economic losses, and livelihood impacts around the globe. At the same time, the recently published 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that such extreme events will further increase in both frequency and severity in the coming decades. Recent flood events (incl. those in Europe in 2021) have revealed significant gaps in

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07/07/2022, 12:00am - 07/08/2022, 12:00am
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Maastricht

United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT)

DLR and UN-SPIDER join forces to organize a networking session at the ESA LPS

The European Space Agency (ESA) organized its Living Planet Symposium at the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany, from 23 to 27 May. The symposium, attended by more than 4,000 participants, included scientific sessions, networking sessions and an Agora open forum with additional open sessions.

UNOOSA Published Annual Report 2021

UNOOSA's Annual Reports describe the Office's work in promoting international cooperation for the peaceful use and exploration of space, and in the use of space science and technology for sustainable economic and social development. They also illustrate statistics and provide key facts about UNOOSA.

The Annual Reports function not only as an activities report to the members of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, but also as an awareness-raising tool for UN member states and the public.

7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Held in Bali

From 23 to 28 May the seventh session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GP2022) took place in Bali, Indonesia, organized and convened by UNDRR, and hosted by the Government of Indonesia. The event was co-chaired by the Government of Indonesia and UNDRR. More than 4000 participants from 185 countries attended both in person and virtually.

Third International Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference (MHEWC-III) In Bali Concluded

Nearly 750 participants representing international, regional, national, local organizations, and other stakeholders participated in the 3rd International Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference, which was held in Bali, Indonesia, on 23 and 24 May 2022. The Conference was organized by the International Network on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (IN-MHEWS) and other partners as a pre-event for the 2022 Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

New Recommended Practice: Agriculture Drought Monitoring and Hazard Assessment using Google Earth Engine

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office of Pakistan (SUPARCO) has provided a new Recommended Practice, using Google Earth Engine to identify the drought extent and severity by calculating different indices.

65th Session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS): 2022

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The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 to govern the exploration and use of space for the benefit of all humanity: for peace, security and development. The Committee was tasked with reviewing international cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space, studying space-related activities that could be undertaken by the United Nations, encouraging space research programmes, and studying legal problems arising from the exploration of outer space.

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06/01/2022, 12:00am - 06/10/2022, 12:00am
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Vienna

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)