United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations/ Islamic Republic of Iran Regional Workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Environmental Security, Disaster Rehabilitation and Sustainable Development
Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 8 - 12 May 2004

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Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Statements
  Chairperson: Mr. A. TALEBZADEH (Iran Space Agency)
       Mr. Hassan SHAFTI
President of Iran Space Agency
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Mr David STEVENS
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
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H.E. Mr. Ahmad MOTAMEDI
Minister for Communication and Information Technology
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Keynote Presentations
  Chairperson: Mr. SAFAVI (Telecommunication Research Institute of Iran)
Rapporteur: Mr. P. TARIKHI (Iran Space Agency)
  Disasters, Meteorology and Weather
Mr. Ali Mohammad NOURIAN (Iranian Meteorological Organisation)
Powerpoint Presentation
Application of Satellite Imagery in Water Resources Development
Mr. Reza ARDAKANIAN (Ministry of Energy)
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Applications of Remote Sensing Data for Monitoring Natural and Man-made Environmental Hazards
Mr. Sassan SAATCHI (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA)
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The International Charter Space and Major Disasters: Bam Earthquake
Mr. Bernard ALLENBACH (SERTIT, France)
Powerpoint Presentation
The Use of Spacebased Technologies: The Role of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Mr. David STEVENS (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Presentation Session 1 - Sustainable Development
  Chairperson: Mr. Talal DARWISH (National Centre for Remote Sensing, National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon)
Rapporteur:Mr. Eltayeb Osman ADAM (Remote Sensing Authority, Sudan)
  Developing Spatial Data Infrastructure to Facilitate Data Sharing and Disaster Management
Mr. Abbas RAJABIFARD (Centre for SDIs and Land Administration, Department of Geomatics, University of Melbourne, Australia)
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Satellite Data Applications for Oceanography and Sustainable Development of Marine Environments
Mr. N. HAJIZADEH ZAKER (National Centre for Oceanography - Ministry of Science, Research and Technology)
Powerpoint Presentation
Satellite-Data Based Studies of Natural Disasters in Iran
Mr. F. BARZEGAR (NGO)
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Geomatics in Asia
Mr. S. MALAVIYA and Mr. Bal KRISHNA (GIS Development, India)
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  Discussion Panel 1 - Building Upon Success Stories and Limitations for Further Use
 
  Presentation Session 2 - Crisis and Disaster Rehabilitation and Reconstruction
  Chairperson: Mr. Mohammad MORABBI (Iran Space Agency)
Rapporteur: Ms. Farzaneh Rahimi (Iran Space Agency)
  Bam Earthquake Prediction and Space Technology
Mr. Z. SHOU and Mr. D. HARRINGTON (Earthquake Prediction Center)
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Space Technology Applications in Disaster Monitoring and Management in Bangladesh
Mr. Ahmed SAYEED (Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization � SPARRSO, Bangladesh)
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Study and Design of Portable Communication Systems for Disaster Relief in Iran
Mr. Hassan REZAZADEH (Telecommunication Company of Iran)
Powerpoint Presentation
Meteorological Satellite Applications for Communication and Salvage
Mr. A. SEDAGHAT KERDAR (Meteorological Institute � Iranian Meteorological Organisation)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Presentation Session 3 - Environmental Security
  Chairperson: Mr. Kasim AL-SAADI (Remote Sensing Centre, Ministry of Science and Technology, Iraq)
Rapporteur: Mr. Kiran Kumar KARKI (Ministry of Population and Environment, Nepal)
  Space Technology and International Cooperation for Environmental Monitoring of the Caspian Coastal Zone
Mr. Aflatun HASANOV (Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency - ANASA, Azerbaijan)
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Environmental Security
Mr. M. BAHRAMI (Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology)
Powerpoint Presentation
Land Degradation in Lebanon: Vulnerability of Soil Resources to Desertification�
Mr. Talal DARWISH (National Centre for Remote Sensing, National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon)
Powerpoint Presentation
Remote Sensing Techniques as a Tool to Detect Pollution in the Gulf of Aqaba
Ms. Ghaida ABU-RUMMAN (Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre, Jordan)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Presentation Session 4 - Sustainable Development
  Chairperson:Mr. Helal ALI SALEH AL REISHI (Environmental Monitoring Authority � EPA, Yemen)
Rapporteurs: Mr. Said RAHMAN (Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission - SUPARCO, Pakistan)
  A Parametric Approach in Assessment of Soil Degradation Using Remote Sensing and GIS - A Case Study in North Sinai, Egypt
Mr. Abd-Alla GAD (National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences - NARSS, Egypt)
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The Importance of Snowmelt Runoff Modelling for Sustainable Development and Disaster Prevention
Mr. Muzafar MALIKOV (Tashkent Scientific Research Institute of Space Engineering, Space Research Centre, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Uzbekistan)
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Remote Sensing and GIS-based Solution for Disaster Management
Ms. O. ASHIK (INTA Space Turk, Turkey)
Powerpoint Presentation
Application of Space Technology in Sustainable Development in IRAN; A Review of Some Case studies
Mr. M. MAKHDOUM (School of Environment, Tehran University)
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Application of Space Technology for Crisis Management in Natural Disasters
Mr. J. VATAN FADA (Office for River Engineering and Flood Control, Ministry of Energy)
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  Discussion Session 1 - Understanding Needs and Flow of Information
Three working groups: Environmental Security, Sustainable Development and Disaster Management
 
  Presentation Session 5 - Crisis and Disaster Rehabilitation and Reconstruction
  Chairperson: Ms. Sarem HALA (General Organisation of Remote Sensing � GORS, Syria)
Rapporteur: Mr. Muzafar MALIKOV (Tashkent Scientific Research Institute of Space Engineering, Space Research Centre, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Uzbekistan)
  Disaster Management Information System to Manage Natural Disasters in Afghanistan
Mr. Joseph KANDEH (UNDP Afghanistan Information Management Services � AIMS)
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Affordable Mobile Remote Sensing Data Receiving Ground Station for Disaster Management from Space
Ms. Olga GERSHENZON (SCANEX, Russian Federation)
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The Role of Satellite Communication in Disaster Rehabilitation
Mr. SAFAVI (Telecommunication Research Institute)
Powerpoint Presentation
Remote Sensing for Assessment and Evaluation of Geomorphological Hazards with Reference to Floods for Eastern Parts of Khartoum State - Sudan
Mr. Eltayeb Osman ADAM ABDALLA (Remote Sensing Authority, Sudan)
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  Presentation Session 6 - Environmental Security
  Chairperson: Mr. Abd-Alla GAD (National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences � NARSS, Egypt)
Rapporteur: Mr. Ali Reza KHANSARI (Telecommunications Research Centre, I.R.Iran)
  UNESCO Water Programmes
Mr. Abdin SALIH (UNESCO)
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Environmental Security and Water Disaster
Mr. Trahel VARDANIAN (Department of Physical Geography, Yerevan State University, Armenia)
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Geo-Information Technology Supporting Sustainable Water Resource and Environmental Management: The Case of Uromiyeh Basin, Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mohammad Ali SHARIFI (International Institute for Geoinformation and Earth Observation, The Netherlands)
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Remote Sensing Data for Monitoring the Changes of Marshes Environment in Al- Dalmaj and Al-Nahraman
Mr. Kasim AL-SAADI (Remote Sensing Centre, Ministry of Science and Technology, Iraq)
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  Open Session - Participants wishing to make a 10 minute contribution
  Chairperson: Mr. Ahmed SAYEED (Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization � SPARRSO, Bangladesh)
Rapporteur: Ms. Rada KASSOUHA (General Organisation of Remote Sensing � GORS, Syria)
  Some Application of RS/GIS Methods for Transboundary Basins; Case Study: Aras Basin
Mr. M. TAJRISHI (School of Civil Engineering, Sharif University)
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Intelligent Navigation System in Disaster Rehabilitation Management
Mr. M. KHANSARI (Telecommunication Research Centre)
Powerpoint Presentation
Oil Spill Monitoring Using RADARSAT Data
Mr. Said RAHMAN (Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission � SUPARCO, Pakistan)
Powerpoint Presentation
Identification and Analysis of Structural Lineaments of Western Region of Urmia Lake
Ms. Fatemeh MEHRALIZADEH (Iran Space Agency)
Powerpoint Presentation
Fire Burning in a Forest of Palm Trees in Al Rowase Al-Muukha District Yemen
Mr. Helal ALI SALEH AL REISHI (Environmental Monitoring Authority � EPA, Yemen)
Powerpoint Presentation
Drought Monitoring
Mr. M. ALI MOHAMMADI (School of Humanities -Tarbiat Modares University)
Powerpoint Presentation
Drought Monitoring in Iran by NOAA/AVHRR Data (Recent Event)
Mr. A. ANSARI AMOLI (Iran Space Agency)
Powerpoint Presentation
Snow Cover Monitoring Using NOAA-AVHRR
Mr. M. R. SARADJIAN (School of Civil Engineering-Tehran University)
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Design and Implementation of a National Spatial Data Clearinghouse
Mr. A. A. ALESHEIKH, et al. ( School of Civil Engineering- K.N. Toosi University)
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Hotspot Detection with MODIS Images
Mr. H. AGHIGHI (Iran Space Agency)
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An Automated System for Disaster Monitoring and Warning
Mr. S. JALAYERIAN (Iran Space Agency)
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Disaster Management Using Spatial Information Technology
Mr. A. SARSHAR (Heler Rayaneh Company)
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Geomorphological and Geophysical Methods of Forecasting of Activation and the Dynamics Landslides (on the Pattern of the Republic of Armenia)
Ms. H. BALYAN (Yerevan State University)
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  Discussion Session 2 - Defining Steps Forward and a Regional Database Three working groups: Environmental Security, Sustainable Development and Disaster Management
 
  Discussion Panel 2 - The Use of Space Technology in Asia � A Vision Forward
 
  Discussion Session 3 - Plan-Of-Action and The Regional Database For Knowledge and Sharing
 
  Discussion Session 4 - Plan-Of-Action and The Regional Database For Knowledge and Sharing
 
  Discussion Session - Wrap up
 
Closing Remarks
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