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The mapping of the extent of damage caused by large landslides is crucial to the recovery services. A large amount of work is however aimed particularly at the study of prediction and prevention of such events.


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Experts to discuss Earth observation for geo-hazards

04 April 2012

Natural hazards - like earthquakes and landslides - put people and places at risk every day, but satellites are able to help improve safety and mitigate these risks.

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Flood and Landslide in Philippines

27 September 2011

Typhoon Nesat struck the Philippines in September, leading to the loss of several lives. Floods and landslides followed as a result of the Typhoon. The Envisat mission provided image products of the affected areas, to aid in disaster response, as part of the Earth Watching Project...

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Flood and Landslide in Japan

05 September 2011

Typhoon Talas struck western Japan on 3rd September. It was an unusually large but weak storm that nevertheless caused lives to be lost and widespread damage in its wake, and resulted in floods and landslides. The Envisat mission provided image products of the affected areas, to aid in disaster response, as part of the Earth Watching Project...

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EOMD - AMEC moves forward faster with EO land motion services, April 2004

07 December 2006

AMEC's Earth & Environmental division will bring their customers earlier than planned into pre-commercial trials using EO techniques to...

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ESA-PI - Dynamics of Slow-Moving Landslides from PS, Results Published June 2005

07 December 2006

High-resolution interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) permanent scatterer data allow us to resolve the rates and variations...

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ESA-PI - Demonstration of L-Band Capabilities for Landslide Surveys, Results published December 2005

07 December 2006

The capabilities of L-band satellite SAR interferometry for the investigation of landslide displacements have been analyzed with...

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ESA DUE – SLAM Service for Landslide Monitoring

07 December 2006

Development and qualification of a landslide event mapping and monitoring service, that should provide support to national and local organisations involved in slope instabilities assessment and...

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Disasters Charter – Philippines, February 2006

07 December 2006

A huge landslide on the Island of Leyte on the west point of the Islands of the Philippines caused at least two hundred deaths and 1,500 people to be missing, according to the Red Cross. Some 500 houses and a...