Sentinel-1 aids Balkan flood relief28 May 2014
Sentinel-1 aids Balkan flood relief28 May 2014 Although not yet operational, the new Sentinel-1A satellite has provided radar data for mapping the floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Platform brings air monitoring a step closer27 May 2014
Platform brings air monitoring a step closer27 May 2014 The first mission dedicated to monitoring global air quality for Europe’s Copernicus programme has passed an important milestone: the Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite platform is complete, ready to meet its Tropomi instrument.
Looking ahead to Sentinel-226 May 2014
Looking ahead to Sentinel-226 May 2014 With the first Sentinel satellite already in orbit, scientists and users gathered in Italy last week to discuss the progress of the upcoming Sentinel-2 mission and its many applications.
Water mission boosts food security 21 May 2014
Water mission boosts food security 21 May 2014 ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission has gone beyond its original scientific brief of delivering critical information for understanding the water cycle – this versatile satellite is now being used to predict drought and improve crop yield...
Taking weather forecasting into the future20 May 2014
Taking weather forecasting into the future20 May 2014 The first documents signalling the go-ahead for Europe’s fleet of MetOp Second Generation weather satellites were signed today in the presence of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Berlin Air Show.
Sentinel-1 aids response to Namibia flood09 May 2014
Sentinel-1 aids response to Namibia flood09 May 2014 While Sentinel-1A is clearly demonstrating its versatility for monitoring many aspects of Earth, it has already been used for practical purposes. One of the satellite’s first images was crucial in helping Namibian authorities decide how to respond t...