Glitter helps to monitor ocean waves20 March 2017
Glitter helps to monitor ocean waves20 March 2017 The notion of glitter might appear as somewhat frivolous, but scientists are using Sun glitter in images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission to map the motion of the sea surface.
A ‘toast’ to Copernicus Sentinel-2B as it delivers its first images15 March 2017 Just over a week after being lofted into orbit, the European Union’s Sentinel-2B satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme.
SnapPlanet app wins top prize at Space App Camp28 February 2017
SnapPlanet app wins top prize at Space App Camp28 February 2017 Developers of an app that combines the increasing availability of satellite images with social networking took home the top prize at this year’s Space App Camp in Barcelona.
news in brief
What can Sentinels do for forests?On the International Day of Forests, see how the Sentinels help monitor forest change
Sentinel-2B launch in picturesRevisit preparations and launch of the latest Sentinel satellite in orbit
Colour vision for CopernicusLearn more about the two-satellite Sentinel-2 mission and its ‘colour vision’
Copernicus Land Monitoring ServiceLearn more about how the Land Monitoring Service works
Workhorse for CopernicusDiscover more on Sentinel-3, the most complex of all the Sentinel missions
Monitoring air qualityGet the facts on the upcoming Sentinel-5 Precursor mission
Sentinel toolboxesThree open source toolboxes provide tools for using data products from Sentinel-1, -2 and -3