CryoSat reveals recent Greenland ice loss12 July 2016
CryoSat reveals recent Greenland ice loss12 July 2016 In the most detailed picture to date, information from ESA’s CryoSat satellite reveals how melting ice in Greenland has recently contributed twice as much to sea-level rise as the prior two decades.
Methane and carbon dioxide on the rise13 May 2016
Methane and carbon dioxide on the rise13 May 2016 Satellite readings show that atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide are continuing to increase despite global efforts to reduce emissions.
From petabytes to pictures11 May 2016
From petabytes to pictures11 May 2016 Thousands of scientists are at the Living Planet Symposium in Prague this week to present the latest findings on our changing planet. Between the mountains of data coming from multiple satellites and the high level of expertise needed to translate the...
Spotlight on our living planet 09 May 2016
Spotlight on our living planet 09 May 2016 One of the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world got off to a flying start today as thousands of scientists from around the world gathered in the Czech Republic to present their latest findings on our changing planet.
Antarctic ice safety band at risk08 February 2016
Antarctic ice safety band at risk08 February 2016 Antarctica is surrounded by huge ice shelves. New research, using ice velocity data from satellites such as ESA’s heritage Envisat, has revealed that there is a critical point where these shelves act as a safety band, holding back the ice that flows t...
ESA and World Bank hand-in-hand03 December 2015
ESA and World Bank hand-in-hand03 December 2015 Today at the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris, the World Bank and ESA signed an agreement on using information from Earth observation satellites in support of sustainable development.