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HARRIS Geospatial Solutions Webinar: The Applications and Benefits of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is rapidly becoming a key dataset in geospatial investigation. Unlike many other observational methods, SAR is not limited by illumination or cloud cover. In recent years,

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UAV can be Effectively Used in Disaster Management: NDMA

New Delhi, Nov 7, 2017 (PTI) – Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be effectively used in disaster management, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today said. “UAVs can provide high-resolution,

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Disaster Management Authorities to Get a New Tool to Handle Tsunamis

According to recent news by the First Post, Disaster management authorities are all set to get a new tool to handle tsunamis. They will be able to know how far the

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Storm Water Modeling and Flood Disaster Management Using Open Source Software

Contributed by: Geospatial data serves as an input in hydraulic simulation software and thereby the simulated results can further be transferred back to GIS system for real-world graphical representation of

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Skymet Tackles Perils of Agriculture Climate Change

Skymet is India’s foremost private and largest weather monitoring and agriculture risk Solutions Company, expert in measuring, predicting and limiting climate risk in agriculture, disaster management and energy. Over the

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NDMA Holds Meeting on Landslide Risk Management Strategy

ANI – The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today called on a meeting to discuss the formulation of a National Landslide Risk Management Strategy. This was the first meeting of

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Fifteen Years of Disaster Relief From Space – Global Patterns and Trends

14 July 2016 – Today, the analysis and use of satellite images is commonplace. Just 15 years ago, however, only a handful of specialists worked with these valuable data. Since then,

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Indonesia Using Geoportal to Monitor the Condition of Public Infrastructure

The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing’s Institute of Road Engineering, Agency for Research and Development (Pusjatan) has unveiled a new smart mapping portal called Geoportal Pusjatan, which was

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NASA ARSET Training: Using NASA Remote Sensing for Disaster Management

NASA ARSET Training: Using NASA Remote Sensing for Disaster Management 06/09/2016 to 06/30/2016 Times: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 6:00-7:00 p.m. EDT (UTC-4) NASA remote sensing and modeling resources are useful for

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Tweets Can Help Speed Up Disaster Management

New York – Leveraging publicly available tweets or other social media posts could help disaster response agencies quickly identify impacted areas in need of assistance, says a new study. By