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International effort helps users get ready for Sentinel-1 08 May 2013 Those who need satellite data for a wide range of applications, from mapping sea ice...
Greece's ups and downs 16 April 2013 A new data processor is creating maps of land deformation from satellite radar data over larger areas and with higher...
Securing operational EU funding for GMES Copernicus 19 February 2013 Good news for Europe's Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme: the...
ESA-NASA collaboration fosters comparable land imagery 13 February 2013 ESA and NASA have joined forces to ensure that Sentinel-2 and the newly launched...
Monitoring water resources in the Mediterranean 19 December 2012 The effects of climate change, population growth and economic development in the...
Climate - The hot topic in Doha 06 December 2012 ESA joined international delegates in Doha, Qatar, to discuss how satellite observations show our...
Coordinated access to space more important than ever 05 December 2012 In May 2012, two earthquakes struck Italy's Emilia-Romagna region, claiming at least...
Clearest evidence yet of polar ice losses 30 November 2012 After two decades of satellite observations, an international team of experts brought together...
ESA selects Astrium to build Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite 28 November 2012 Furthering Europe’s capacity to monitor atmospheric pollution, ESA has...
Satellites keep an eye on Dutch dikes 23 October 2012 In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for...
GMES for Europe 12 October 2012 The potential of GMES for crisis management and environmental monitoring is highlighted in a new publication with users...
Insurance industry adopts Earth observation for assessing floods 03 October 2012 The use of data from Earth-observing satellites in the insurance business...
Landslide mapping in the Swiss Alps 26 September 2012 Archived radar data from the Envisat mission are playing an important role in mapping landslides in...
Radar altimetry gains altitude in Venice 24 September 2012 Scientists have gathered in the 'floating city' this week to talk about radar altimetry -...
New study maps Himalayan glacier behaviour 23 August 2012 Glaciers are one of the largest reservoirs of freshwater on our planet, and their melting or...
A glimpse of future GMES Sentinel-1 radar images 02 August 2012 A new campaign marks an important step in preparing for how data from the Sentinel-1...
Dynamics of the magma chamber beneath the slow-spreading Erta Ale Ridge using InSAR technique 19 July 2012 In November 2008, an eruption occurred in the...
Satellites protect wetland areas 18 July 2012 Wetlands are havens of biodiversity, and have important ecological, hydrological and economic value, but their...
Understanding risk with Earth Observation 16 July 2012 The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental...
Europe clears the air 09 July 2012 Satellite measurements show that nitrogen dioxide in the lower atmosphere over parts of Europe and the US has fallen...

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