9th Oct 2014

OPTIMIZATION OF FOREST REHABILITATION PLANNING

Abstract The study mainly investigates the ability to provide a guideline on the exact areas available for rehabilitation and determine the most desirable species that are  […]
9th Oct 2014

Monitoring displaced population

Application field: Humanitarian relief support, mission planning, conflict prevention, crisis monitoring. From a humanitarian point of view, there is no doubt that the most critical parameter […]
6th Mar 2014

Weather Index Insurance to Benefit from New NASA Satellite

On Thursday NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched a new weather and climate satellite that generates a near-global view of precipitation, closing previous large observation gaps. […]
6th Mar 2014

NASA, JAXA Launch Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has reported that the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) jointly launched the Global […]
12th Feb 2014

Landsat 8 Celebrates First Year of Success

One year ago, on February 11, 2013, delegations from around the world watched tensely as NASA launched the Landsat 8 Earth observing satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. […]
12th Feb 2014

Providing Access to Energy for 100 million Africans: Ministers from Africa and EU combatting energy poverty together

Energy poverty is one of the biggest challenges for sustainable development in Africa. While the continent’s energy needs are growing substantially, the available resources are more […]
30th Jan 2014

France to Make Older Spot Images Available to Researchers for Free

The French government has agreed to open its Spot optical Earth observation data archive and distribute, free of charge to noncommercial users, Spot satellite data that […]
18th Nov 2013

Forestry in Nigeria: A brief historical overview, phases of development and present challenges

Abstract Nigeria is blessed with a large expanse of forest cover but this important resource is not sustainably used, managed and/or conserved. Historically, forestry development in […]
12th Oct 2012

Analysis of Spatial Dynamics and characterization of Nigerian coastline using Geographic Information Systems

Abstract Nigerian coastline is a product of several geomorphologic, biogenic and anthropogenic processes taking place, causing erosion of the shoreline especially at coastline bend including Ondo […]
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