SMOS sings the song of ice and fire02 July 2015
SMOS sings the song of ice and fire02 July 2015 While ESA’s water mission continues to deliver key information on soil moisture and ocean salinity to advance our understanding of Earth, it is becoming increasingly important for ‘real world’ applications, further demonstrating the societal benefit o...
Sentinel-2A completes critical first days in space26 June 2015 Last night marked the end of Sentinel-2A's first three days in space, which saw teams on the ground working around the clock to ensure the spacecraft is ready for its 'colour vision' mission.
Wetland management on the radar11 June 2015
Wetland management on the radar11 June 2015 An ESA project focuses on exploiting satellite radar data to monitor wetlands for sustainable water management.
Sentinel-1 brings radar remote sensing to new level08 June 2015 With frequent observations from the year-old Sentinel-1A radar satellite scientists are improving the remote sensing technique to map ground deformation, opening new doors for earthquake and volcano monitoring.
New launch date set for Sentinel-2A04 June 2015
New launch date set for Sentinel-2A04 June 2015 The second satellite in Europe’s Copernicus programme is set for launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on 23 June at 01:52 GMT (03:52 CEST 23 June; 22:52 local time 22 June).
Nepal earthquake on the radar29 April 2015
Nepal earthquake on the radar29 April 2015 On 25 April, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, claiming over 5000 lives and affecting millions of people. Satellite images are being used to support emergency aid organisations, while geo-scientists are using satellite measurements to analyse t...