Two new Earth Explorer concepts to understand our rapidly changing world15 November 2017 ESA has chosen two concepts, FORUM and SKIM, to be developed further and compete to be the ninth Earth Explorer mission.
Ozone ups and downs15 November 2017
Ozone ups and downs15 November 2017 Climate scientists studying three decades of ozone measurements from seven satellites see a positive trend in global recovery thanks to international efforts to curb ozone-depleting substances.
Smallsats win big prize at Copernicus Masters08 November 2017
Smallsats win big prize at Copernicus Masters08 November 2017 A constellation of small satellites that provide data on Earth’s ice and soil moisture content to complement the Sentinel fleet took the top prize at this year’s Copernicus Masters Competition.
Shared vision strengthens Europe’s space strategy08 November 2017
Shared vision strengthens Europe’s space strategy08 November 2017 Working together for three decades, ESA and Eumetsat have been instrumental in positioning Europe as a leader in observing Earth from space. Continuing to share a vision, the two organisations have signed a statement that will strengthen Europe in met...
Satellites guide ships in icy waters through the cloud07 November 2017
Satellites guide ships in icy waters through the cloud07 November 2017 In late August, the 60 m-long US Coast Guard Cutter Maple completed its navigation through the Arctic’s ice-ridden Northwest Passage. While this was not the first time ships had taken this route, it was the first time that the International Ice Patrol...
Nearly four decades of soil moisture data now available03 November 2017
Nearly four decades of soil moisture data now available03 November 2017 A new, long-term and global dataset of soil moisture measurements from space has been released to help us better understand the water cycle and climate, monitor agriculture and manage our water resources.