Future Challenge finalists announced 16 October 2018
Future Challenge finalists announced 16 October 2018 The three finalists for the 2018 edition of the ESA Challenge within the Copernicus Masters competition have been announced. The competition awards outstanding ideas and applications that use Earth observation data to tackle challenges faced by busine...
Urban planning app takes top prize at Space App Camp24 September 2018
Urban planning app takes top prize at Space App Camp24 September 2018 An app that uses satellite imagery to assist urban planners scooped the top prize of €2500 at this year’s Space App Camp at ESA’s Earth observation centre in Frascati, Italy.
Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood15 September 2018
Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood15 September 2018 Making landfall in the US state of North Carolina on 14 September, Hurricane Florence is causing widespread damage and flooding. The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission is being used to map affected areas.
news in brief
Supporting viticulture and forestrySentinel-2 is being used to improve resource efficiency in agriculture and forestry
Validating Sentinel-3 dataA challenging campaign is under way to validate Sentinel-3 ocean-colour data in coastal zones
Sentinel-1 helps monitor oil industry activitySentinel-1 data is being used to help track crude oil storage worldwide
Sentinel-2 helps farmersThe unprecedented views of Earth provided by Sentinel-2 lead precision farming into a new era
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