The control and surveillance of borders is essential to monitor and reduce cross border crime. Satellite data can also be used to protect critical infrastructure such as pipelines and installations.
Thematic Areas - Security - Border Surveillance - Sentinel Online
Border Surveillance overview
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 using satellite observations to provide local authorities with the information they need to develop this vital resource.
Pressure now on to launch ESA's Sentinel missions
07 June 2012
The loss of the Envisat satellite is affecting services by Europe's Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme. Efforts are being coordinated with other space agencies to fill some of the gaps, but the situation adds further urgency to launch the Sentinel missions.