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Envisat InSAR coseismic and post-seismic investigation of the 2008 Mw 6.3 Damxung earthquake, Tibet 26 February 2014 In this study the scientists use...
First Copernicus satellite at launch site 25 February 2014 The Sentinel-1A radar satellite has arrived at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana to be...
Mesoscale marine atmospheric boundary layer phenomena observed by Envisat ASAR 24 February 2014 Mesoscale marine atmospheric boundary layer (MABL) phenomena...
Sentinel-1 spreads its wings 21 February 2014 When Sentinel-1 is placed in orbit around Earth in a few weeks, it has to perform a complicated dance...
ESA selects themes for EO Thematic Exploitation Platforms 17 February 2014 In September 2013 ESA's Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes (D-EOP)...
Is global warming hiding underwater? 07 February 2014 Satellite observations of global sea-surface temperature show that a 30-year upward trend has slowed...
World Wetlands Day focuses on agriculture 31 January 2014 The 2014 World Wetlands Day highlights the need for wetlands and the agriculture sector to work...
Portugal preps for Copernicus 24 January 2014 With the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme’s first satellite nearing launch, Portugal explores how...
Gearing up for a new era in Earth observation 21 January 2014 Aiming for launch at the end of March, the first satellite built specifically for...
Taking Earth's temperature 13 January 2014 Like thermometers in the sky, satellite instruments can measure the temperatures of Earth's surfaces. ESA's new...
Combination of DInSAR and gravity meseaurements for the analysis of Etna volcano activity 06 December 2013 In this study the team combined time-dependent...
Science meets Sentinel-3 06 December 2013 With the first of the Sentinel satellites being readied for launch next spring, scientists are looking ahead to...
Mapping the world's largest coral reef 29 November 2013 Scientists have used satellite observations to create a set of high-resolution 3D maps of the entire...
Checking in on Sentinel-1A 22 November 2013 The media had a sneak peek at the first Sentinel satellite today ahead of its launch next spring. ESA is...
Free access to Copernicus Sentinel satellite data 15 November 2013 Free and open access to Sentinel satellite data will be granted for the Copernicus...
Landmark navigation system wins Copernicus Masters award 06 November 2013 A navigation system for self-driving vehicles that uses satellite radar data has...
Monitoring and managing Africa's water resources 31 October 2013 With water security being one of Africa's biggest challenges, ESA's TIGER initiative is...
Oil and gas sector gears up for Sentinels 24 October 2013 The international body representing the oil and gas industry is promoting the use of satellite...
Intermittent Small Baseline Subset (ISBAS) method application over a coal mining area in the UK 17 October 2013 This research focus on the method termed...
ALGO3, a new algorithm for ATSR World Fire Atlas: 21 years of fire monitoring 17 October 2013 A new fire detection algorithm ALGO3, has been tested and...

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