Earth from Space: East meets West03 May 2013
Earth from Space: East meets West03 May 2013 Istanbul and the surrounding area in northwestern Turkey are captured in this Envisat image. To the north is the Black Sea, which connects to the Sea of Marmara (centre) via the Bosphorus strait. The Dardanelles strait connects the Marmara to the Aege...
Greece’s ups and downs15 April 2013
Greece’s ups and downs15 April 2013 A new data processor is creating maps of land deformation from satellite radar data over larger areas and with higher precision than ever before. These maps can be used to detect and monitor geological hazards.
Earth from Space: Corse island15 March 2013
Earth from Space: Corse island15 March 2013 This Envisat composite image shows the French island of Corsica, one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea.
Earth from Space: New Caledonia01 March 2013
Earth from Space: New Caledonia01 March 2013 The New Caledonia archipelago, 1210 km east of Australia, is captured in this Envisat image.
Tracking trains with satellite precision25 February 2013
Tracking trains with satellite precision25 February 2013 Taking a cue from how ESA controls satellites, Spanish railways now have their own high-tech upgrade to keep travellers abreast of when the next train is going to pull into the station.
Is the ozone layer on the road to recovery?08 February 2013
Is the ozone layer on the road to recovery?08 February 2013 Satellites show that the recent ozone hole over Antarctica was the smallest seen in the past decade. Long-term observations also reveal that Earth’s ozone has been strengthening following international agreements to protect this vital layer of the atm...