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Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of rescue and relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.
Villagers in Nepal are joining the space age by learning simple ways of using satellite technology to monitor the health of nearby forests and watersheds.
This training aims to train relevant professionals from ICIMOD and selected partner institutions and SERVIR-hubs on sentinel satellite data analysis for various applications.
SERVIR-Himalaya takes satellite imagery technology to the grassroots
A step towards timely flood forecasting -- Satellite rainfall estimation comes to South Asia
Japanese satellite receiving station for disaster response goes live!
Satellite Rainfall Estimation II
Improving Water Management through Satellite Remote Sensing Applications
The study of forest above-ground biomass (AGB) for estimating the carbon stock in each tree is important, as it is well established that the emission of carbon is the largest factor affecting today’s climate.
This research study developed methodologies for forest AGB estimation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region using optical high-resolution (WorldView, GeoEye) and SAR (ALOS-1/2 PALSAR) remote-sensing data coupled with field measurements...
Satellite Rainfall Estimation
Capacity Building Workshop on Satellite Remote Sensing Applications for Water Resources Management
Managing water resources with satellite technology
Upgrading satellite-based flood forecasting with near real-time Jason-2 satellite altimeter data
National Training on Satellite Remote Sensing based Crop Monitoring Systems
Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Forest Fire Information Management and Satellite Based Forest Fire Monitoring and Alert System
Floods are a major disaster in the Hindu Kush Himalaya during monsoon season. Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.
From 10 April to 9 June 2017, six faculty members from Tribhuvan University (TU) in Kathmandu completed a two-month on-the-job training on the application of remote sensing (RS) and geographic information system (GIS) for the mapping and monitoring
Discussing a number of lessons learnt, this series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation