Zooming in on Mexico’s landscape 22 October 2018
Zooming in on Mexico’s landscape 22 October 2018 As part of a scientific collaboration with the Mexican Space Agency and other Mexican scientific public entities, ESA has combined images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission to produce a detailed view of the different types of vegetation growing ac...
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.
news in brief
Revealing new insight on tropical cyclonesA new project, using Sentinel-1 images, could improve hurricane forecast information
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
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