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...
Sentinel-3A Earth colour data released20 October 2016
Sentinel-3A Earth colour data released20 October 2016 Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite has taken another step towards being fully ‘operational’ as the first data from its Ocean and Land Colour Instrument are made available to monitor the health of our planet.
Satellites help understand what fuels the twilight zone27 September 2016
Satellites help understand what fuels the twilight zone27 September 2016 The deep, dark twilight zone a kilometre down in the ocean is home to most of the world’s fish, but how they get enough food has largely been a mystery. Now, thanks to satellites and floating sensors, scientists have worked out how much energy is bein...