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The International Charter Newsletter aims to provide information on recent Charter activations, news, events and related activity.

 

Latest Newsletter


23 January 2017
Issue 15 [PDF 1.3 Mb]

 

15th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • ROSCOSMOS assumes Chairmanship of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
  • Venezuelan ABAE joins the Charter and contributes to its operations and activities
  • Hurricane Matthew: Charter activations in five countries
  • Dominican Republic benefits from Charter activation after Hurricane Matthew
  • Charter participation and Universal Access promotion at Inter-governmental Consultative Committee (ICC)

 

Previous Newsletters


17 November 2016
Issue 14 [PDF 1.1 Mb]

 

14th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • 500th Activation of the International Charter
  • New Charter Users in Latin America
  • Flooding in Sudan
  • New Charter Project Managers Trained in July and September 2016

28 July 2016
Issue 13 [PDF 1.5 Mb]

 

13th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • CONAE assumes chairmanship of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
  • UN/India Workshop on 'Use of Earth Observation data for disaster management and risk reduction: Asian experience' at Hyderabad, India
  • Charter products "aided situational awareness" of Fort McMurray wildfires in Alberta, Canada
  • Project Manager training course in CONAE's Space Center, Argentina

31 December 2015
Issue 12 [PDF 1 Mb]

 

12th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • USGS assumes chairmanship of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
  • 15 years of international cooperation on disaster response
  • The next big step for Copernicus: Sentinel-2A lifts off successfully
  • Sentinel-2A products available in the Data Hub

17 September 2015
Issue 11 [PDF 1 Mb]

 

11th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • ISRO takes over chairmanship of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
  • Nepal Earthquake
  • 10 years of Cartosat-1
  • Charter at "UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction" in Sendai, Japan
  • Malawi benefits from direct access to the Charter
  • Successful launch of KOMPSAT-3A and its first imagery

11 March 2015
Issue 10 [PDF 1.8 Mb]

 

10th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • KARI is the current lead of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
  • 2014 - A busy year for the International Charter
  • RapidEye Satellite contributes after fires in the Dominican Republic
  • JAXA to provide images from its new EO satellite
  • Sentinel-2: Colour vision for Copernicus
  • KOMPSAT- 3A getting ready for launch in March 2015
  • SAR Remote Sensing Education Website

28 July 2014
Issue 9 [PDF 0.8 Mb]

 

9th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • CNSA takes over chairmanship of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
  • DAICHI-2 (ALOS-2), the successor of DAICHI, launched
  • CNSA contributes GF-1 satellite to the Charter
  • Project Manager Training Course organised in Beijing
  • Benefitting from Universal Access.

21 February 2014
Issue 8 [PDF 0.8 Mb]

 

8th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • 400 Activations for disasters around the world
  • Meeting of the International Charter in Argentina hosted by CONAE as lead agency
  • International Charter special side event at GEONETCast 2014
  • Video Images from International Space Station to be provided to support disaster response
  • TerraSAR-X new image mode.

09 October 2013
Issue 7 [PDF 1 Mb]

 

7th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • The Charter integrates its 15th member ROSCOSMOS
  • Flood disasters in summer 2013
  • Sentinel-1 mission getting ready for launch
  • PM Trainings organised by the Charter
  • ESA Web TV special edition on the International Charter.
Newsletter - Issue 6
22 July 2013
Issue 6 [PDF 1.2 Mb]

 

6th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • Floods in Germany in June
  • RADARSAT-1 ends 17-year run mapping the planet
  • Charter On-Call Officers met in Berlin
  • Landsat Data Continuity Mission launched.
Newsletter - Issue 5
28 March 2013
Issue 5 [PDF 704 kb]

 

 

5th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • Presentation of the International Charter and the Universal Access Initiative - Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)
  • The RADARSAT Constellation
  • The Charter Geographical Tool
  • Charter's activation for flooding in the UK.
Newsletter - Issue 5
21 December 2012
Issue 4 [PDF 1.2 MB]

 

 

4th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • 28th Board Meeting in Paris - CNES takes over chairmanship
  • The International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters' promotes Universal Access & the Charter
  • JAXA leadership of the Charter - April - October 2012
  • Charter Activations: Hurricane Sandy in Haiti and Super Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines.
Newsletter - Issue 5
28 September 2012
Issue 3 [PDF 1.4 MB]

 

 

3rd issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • The Charter opens its doors to disaster management worldwide
  • EUMETSAT joins the Charter
  • Anniversaries of the TerraSAR-X (5 years) and SPOT-5 (10 years) satellites.
Newsletter - Issue 5
23 April 2012
Issue 2 [PDF 2.11 MB]

 

 

2nd issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • A busy year for the Charter Member Agencies
  • 2011 Charter Activations at a glance
  • 10 years of Envisat
  • Landsat: 40 years of Hazard Monitoring
  • Charter Member Profile - JAXA
  • Pleiades launch: tailor-made for imaging crises.
Newsletter - Issue 5
09 November 2011
Issue 1 [PDF 770 kb]

 

 

1st issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • New Charter Members (INPE, KARI)
  • Canadian Space Agency (CSA) takes over chairmanship
  • EUMETSAT proposes to join the Charter
  • Charter Member Profile - Canadian Space Agency (CSA).