Aug 04, 2014

UN-SPIDER at a glance (August)

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UN-SPIDER at a glance
Dominican Republic: Using novel geospatial tools for hurricane response
First Preparatory Committee meeting for WCDRR concluded
Crowdsource mapping: UN-SPIDER talks at AGIT2014 conference
UN-SPIDER participates in 2014 Toulouse Space Show
Dominican Republic: Supporting wild fire response
Call for experts: Join our Technical Advisory Mission to Gabon

News from our Regional Support Offices
IGAC: Studying Flooding and Droughts as baseline in Agroclimatic Risks
ICIMOD receives GIS Award at Esri International User Conference
RCMRD installs MODIS satellite data receiving station
ASAL and SSTL agree on collaboration for Alsat-1B satellite
Argentina: Satellite-based atlas of Tucumán region

News from our Community
Japan: First images of Daichi-2 released
National Hurricane Center: Decisive tools for storm surge preparedness
Gravity data could predict flooding months ahead
Australia: Government launches National Map for geospatial data
Using remotely sensed thermal images for extreme heat events
EA-SAT-1: New Earth observation satellite developed in South Africa
Typhoon Rammasun: International Charter activated for China and Viet Nam
Contract signed for Development of Sentinel-1B Satellite
Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed
Japan: Full scale disaster management system with Quasi-Zenith Satellites
IRS satellite data: New agreement between India and Brazil