ESA helps faster cleaner shipping 13 April 2017
ESA helps faster cleaner shipping 13 April 2017 With around 90% of world trade carried by ships, making sure a vessel follows the fastest route has clear economic benefits. By merging measurements from different satellites, ESA is providing key information on ocean currents, which is not only makin...
Copernicus Masters bigger than ever06 April 2017
Copernicus Masters bigger than ever06 April 2017 This year’s Copernicus Masters competition is now open. With prizes totalling more than €1.5 million, the chance to design and launch a small satellite mission and much more, Europe’s leading competition for the novel use of Earth observation has neve...
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.
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Oil spill detection with Sentinel-1Read more about how Sentinel-1 supports the detection of illegal oil spills
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’
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