Training for rescuers from the Jura Group of the Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue
20 August 2019
Training for rescuers from the Jura Group of the Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue
On 8-9 August 2019 Crisis Information Centre team conducted training on Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing for rescuers from the Jura Group of the Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue. Two-day session took place in the Central Rescue Station of Jura Group in Podlesice, Silesian Voivodship.
Geoinformation Guide: EO Browser - update
14 August 2019
Geoinformation Guide: EO Browser - update
We come back with the "Geoinformation Guide" after a longer break. Today's article concerns the functionality of the web application EO Browser.
Water extent maps in south-eastern Poland
23 May 2019
Water extent maps in south-eastern Poland
Happy Easter
18 April 2019
Happy Easter
Training for officers of the State Fire Service from the Silesian Voivodeship
17 April 2019
Training for officers of the State Fire Service from the Silesian Voivodeship
On 10th of April 2019 Crisis Information Centre team conducted training on Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing for the State Fire Service officers. The training session took place in the Rescue and Firefighting Unit No. 1 in Katowice - Szopienice.
The ageement between the Subcarpatian voivodship and the SRC PAS
02 April 2019
The ageement between the Subcarpatian voivodship and the SRC PAS
On 20th of March, during the meeting of the Voivod Crisis Management Team organized as part of the national exercise of emergency services and crisis management services "PODKARPACIE 2019", was signed a cooperation agreerment between the Subcarpatian voivodship and the Space Research Center of PAS. The agreement was signed by the Governor of the Subcarpatian voivodship PhD Ewa Leniart and The Deputy Director for Scientific Affairs in SRC PAS Prof. Jolanta Nastula.
Exercise of the emergrency services
01 April 2019
Exercise of the emergrency services "PODKARPACIE 2019"
Between 18th - 21 of March Crisis Information Center Team from the Space Research Cenbreach the dangerous substance transmission system the PAS participated in the national exerciese of emergency services and crisis management services "PODKARPACE 2019" which took place on the industrial plants area in Nowa Sarzyna (Leżajsk District). The purpose of the exercises was to improve the organization of the entities of the National Fire and Rescue System from four voivodships: Masovian, Lublin, Holly Cross (świętokrzyskie) and Subcarpathian (podkarpackie). During the exercises, the CIK team provided support for the participants of the exercises using the solutions being at the disposal of the Mobile Center for Analyzing and Preparing Satellite Data (MCS)
Merry Christmas
21 December 2018
Merry Christmas
May this Christmas be a family and peaceful time that will make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Brochures and leaflets about Crisis Information Centre
17 December 2018
Brochures and leaflets about Crisis Information Centre
Exercise of the rescue services
19 October 2018
Exercise of the rescue services "Skansen Sanok 2018"
From 8th to 12th of October Crisis Information Center (CIK) team from the Space Research Center of PAS participated in the exercise of emergency services and crisis management services "Skansen Sanok 2018". The main theme of the event was the improvement of cooperation between the entities of the National Fire and Rescue System and other services and institutions in the area of operational activities related to the response to threats occurring in museum and historic objects. CIK carried out the tasks of the Mobile Center for Analyzing and Preparing Satellite Data (MCS).
Trial 2 of the DRIVER+ project will focus on improving interagency cooperation and coordination during a wildfire
18 October 2018
Trial 2 of the DRIVER+ project will focus on improving interagency cooperation and coordination during a wildfire
Every summer a wave of wildfires strikes Europe, destroying hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest, causing tragic losses of life as the fires spread into populated areas and significant economic setbacks for the most affected regions. While Southern Europe suffers the most with these disasters, other parts of Europe cannot take their safety for granted, as the enormous forest fires that hit northern Sweden in the summer of 2018 demonstrate.
Situation maps of the Pieniny Dunajec River Gorge
26 July 2018
Situation maps of the Pieniny Dunajec River Gorge
Intensive rainfall in the period of 18-19 July 2018 contributed to water level rising and local flooding in the southern Małopolska region. Indirect effects of precipitation can be observed on Sentinel-2 satellite images.
Innovation for Crisis Management – 3rd Edition
14 June 2018
Innovation for Crisis Management – 3rd Edition
On 3-4 September 2018, the Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw will host the third edition of the event "Innovation for Crisis Management" (I4CM).
Exercise of emergency services
11 June 2018
Exercise of emergency services "Przeworsk Station"
On May 28-29, 2018, the CIK SRC PAS team participated in the exercise of the emergency services and crisis management entities under the code name "Przeworsk Station" organized by the Department of Security and Crisis Management of the Podkarpackie Voivodship Office in Rzeszów. The purpose of the exercises was to improve the organization of activities during the liquidation of the consequences of mass communication disaster.
Geoinformation Guide: Copernicus Open Access Hub - update
09 May 2018
Geoinformation Guide: Copernicus Open Access Hub - update
In today's entry from the "Geoinformation Guide" series, we present the Copernicus Open Access Hub browser designed to download free and open satellite images from the Sentinel mission.