Sentinel-1 speeds up crop insurance payouts17 August 2017
Sentinel-1 speeds up crop insurance payouts17 August 2017 For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so that farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts.
Does loss lead to instability?02 August 2017
Does loss lead to instability?02 August 2017 Thanks to the satellite era, we recently witnessed the birth of one of the biggest icebergs on record. While the breakup of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf hit the headlines around the world, this dramatic event also presents scientists with a unique...
Taking farming into the space age01 August 2017
Taking farming into the space age01 August 2017 Humans started to cultivate land around 10 000 years ago, so we must be pretty good at it by now. However, environmental concerns, sustainability, quotas, subsidies and paperwork make farming more challenging than ever. Satellites offer a solution to...
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Sentinel toolboxesThree open source toolboxes provide tools for using data products from Sentinel-1, -2 and -3