Improving land cover mapping with Sentinel-224 March 2017
Improving land cover mapping with Sentinel-224 March 2017 With the pair of Sentinel-2 satellites now in orbit, users are looking ahead to mapping global land cover at 10 m resolution.
Satellites shed new light on earthquakes24 March 2017
Satellites shed new light on earthquakes24 March 2017 Satellite radar scans of last year’s earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way we are thinking about earthquake hazards in regions where our planet’s tectonic plates meet.
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.
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