First Copernicus satellite now operational06 October 2014
First Copernicus satellite now operational06 October 2014 With the commissioning of Sentinel-1A completed and the satellite’s transfer to the team in charge of its exploitation, its data are available as of today to all users. This marks the beginning of the satellite’s operational life, delivering radar co...
New toolboxes make using Sentinel data easy30 September 2014
New toolboxes make using Sentinel data easy30 September 2014 The Sentinel satellites are built primarily to deliver information for environmental services through Europe’s Copernicus programme, but they will also be used to advance our scientific understanding of Earth. Paving the way for easy scientific exploi...
Radar vision maps Napa Valley earthquake02 September 2014
Radar vision maps Napa Valley earthquake02 September 2014 Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years.