Land-cover dynamics unveiled21 March 2019
Land-cover dynamics unveiled21 March 2019 Billions of image pixels recorded by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission have been used to generate a high-resolution map of land-cover dynamics across Earth’s landmasses. This map also depicts the month of the peak of vegetation and gives new insight i...
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps floods in wake of Idai 20 March 2019
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps floods in wake of Idai 20 March 2019 As millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggle to cope with the aftermath of what could be the southern hemisphere’s worst storm, Copernicus Sentinel-1 is one of the satellite missions being used to map flooded areas to help relief...
Sentinels monitor converging ice cracks14 March 2019
Sentinels monitor converging ice cracks14 March 2019 The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission shows how cracks cutting across Antarctica’s Brunt ice shelf are on course to truncate the shelf and release an iceberg about the size of Greater London – it’s just a matter of time.
news in brief
Sentinels for biodiversityThe Copernicus Sentinels are proving to be a powerful tool in biodiversity conservation
The power of twoWith two sensors now in orbit, Copernicus Sentinel-3 added capability could be crucial in land monitoring
Preserving habitats with satellite dataMonitoring grasslands with Sentinel-2 is helping to preserve wild herbivores’ habitat
Monitoring spring floods - in autumnSentinel-1 radar capabilities were used to catch ‘off-season’ flooding events occurring in Southern Norway
Monitoring volcanic emissionsSentinel-5P detected volcanic emissions from the latest eruption of Hawaii's Kīlauea volcano
Sentinel toolboxesThree open source toolboxes provide tools for using data products from Sentinel-1, -2 and -3