Getting ready to chart sea level12 April 2019
Getting ready to chart sea level12 April 2019 Records show that, on average, global sea level rose by 3.2 mm a year between 1993 and 2018, but hidden within this average is the fact that the rate of rise has been accelerating over the last few years. Taking measurements of the height of the sea s...
Glaciers lose nine trillion tonnes of ice in half a century08 April 2019 When we think of climate change, one of the first things to come to mind is melting polar ice. However, ice loss isn’t just restricted to the polar regions. According to research published today, glaciers around the world have lost well over 9000 giga...
Copernicus Masters 2019 submissions open03 April 2019
Copernicus Masters 2019 submissions open03 April 2019 The Copernicus Masters 2019 competition is now open for submissions. This international competition awards prizes to innovative solutions, developments and ideas for business and society that use Copernicus data.
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Sentinels for biodiversityThe Copernicus Sentinels are proving to be a powerful tool in biodiversity conservation
The power of twoWith two sensors now in orbit, Copernicus Sentinel-3 added capability could be crucial in land monitoring
Preserving habitats with satellite dataMonitoring grasslands with Sentinel-2 is helping to preserve wild herbivores’ habitat
Monitoring spring floods - in autumnSentinel-1 radar capabilities were used to catch ‘off-season’ flooding events occurring in Southern Norway
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