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Urgent Action Needed on Climate Change in Arab World

New report charts current and future damage from the region’s rapidly changing climate and calls for strong leadership in preparing countries and communities to face the threat      WASHINGTON, December 5, 2012 – The ...
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NASA and Amateur Radio Operators Piece Together the PhoneSat Picture

Although the ultimate goal of the PhoneSat mission was to determine whether a consumer-grade smartphone can be used as the main flight avionics for a satellite in space, the three miniature satellites (named Alexander, Graham a...
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NASA Spacecraft Observe Nov. 20 Solar Eruption

On Nov. 20, 2012, at 7:09 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with a coronal mass ejection or CME. Not to be confused with a solar flare, a CME is a solar phenomenon that can send solar particles into space and can reach Earth one to thr...
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Geographic information system

Geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data. The acronym GIS is sometimes used for geographical information science or geos...
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Minister of communication and Information Technologies opens the activities of the 7th edition of Geotunis

Dr. Monji Marzouk, Minister of communication and Information Technologies opened on Monday, April 8 2013 the activities of the 7th edition of the international congress geotunis held under the slogan: Through geographic infrast...
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NASA Finds 2012 Sustained Long-Term Climate Warming Trend

NASA scientists say 2012 was the ninth warmest of any year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures. With the exception of 1998, the nine warmest years in the 132-year record all have occurred sinc...
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