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Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

New Approaches to Flood Risk Management

The number and severity of flood events throughout Asia has increased in recent times. Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Burma and Vietnam have all experienced major flood disasters recently.  Integrated flood management is emerging as a comprehensive approach for...

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Australian PM Lauds Aquino for Introducing Reforms

The two leaders exchanged pleasantries and expressed appreciation for each other’s help such as Australia’s assistance in mapping out flood-prone areas in Metro Manila, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Laura del Rosario said. “The Australian government is helping us unmask...

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Satellite Images Reveal Thai Flood Plight

These satellite photos taken before and after recent floods in Thailand show how the landscape has been transformed. The first slide contrasts two identical areas of Southeast Asia taken on November 12 2008 and November 1 2011. Read...

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Inner Bangkok Passes Danger Point

GIS expert Dr Anond Snidvongs in a daily NBT flood analysis noted that innner Bangkok has passed danger point as today is the last day of high tide. Bangkok North sees reduced water volume at Khlong Rangsit, Bang...

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Overview of Flood Waters Over Nakhon Nayok Province, Thailand

This map presents the standing flood waters over Nakhon Nayok,Thailand based on analysis of satellite data recorded 16 October 2011. A preliminary analysis show extensive flooding over the provinces of Nakhon Nayok, Pathon Thani, Bangkok, Phra Nakhon...

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Bangkok Flooding: The Worst is Not Over

After this past weekend, Thailand officials seemed to be indicating that they thought the worst of the flooding was over but that does not appear to be the case. In the image above from the Thailand Flood...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

How Space Technology Aids a Flood Response

As residents across flood-ravaged Southeast Asia look up to the skies and brace for more rain, satellites 35,800km away are looking down on them. Space technology has become a critical tool in protecting people from disasters in...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Typhoon Crosses Taiwan, Heads for Fujian

Typhoon Nanmadol headed to Fujian province on Monday after dumping more than 20 inches of rain in southern Taiwan, where wide swaths of agricultural land were flooded and some 8,000 people evacuated.

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Astrium Launches the GEO Elevation Product Suite

The GEO-Information division of Astrium Services is pleased to announce the launch of anew comprehensive offer of elevation data: the GEO Elevation product suite. These elevation models are used for high-quality image orthorectification, multi-scale mapping, terrain knowledge,...

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Insurer Calls for Better Flood Mapping After Disasters

The nation's peak insurance body is pushing for better flood mapping, extensive mitigation work and state-funded subsidies for extreme risk insurance policies as the best plan to protect home owners and councils against costly catastrophic events. The...

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