CryoSat detects sudden ice loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula22 May 2015 A recent acceleration in ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica has been detected by ESA’s ice mission.
Join the virtual classroom04 May 2015
Join the virtual classroom04 May 2015 Registration is open for a free online course that provides an introduction to monitoring climate change using satellite Earth observation.
SMOS on acid17 February 2015
SMOS on acid17 February 2015 With fundamental changes happening to the chemistry of the world’s oceans, salinity information from ESA’s SMOS mission is being used with other Earth observation data to obtain information on ‘the other carbon dioxide problem’ – ocean acidification.
Mapping forest structure from space30 January 2015
Mapping forest structure from space30 January 2015 Over the last 10 years a new method using satellite radar data has been maturing to provide 3D views of Earth’s natural resources and urban environments. Scientists from around the world gathered recently to share the latest advances in the exciting t...
Satellites catch Austfonna shedding ice23 January 2015
Satellites catch Austfonna shedding ice23 January 2015 Rapid ice loss in a remote Arctic ice cap has been detected by the Sentinel-1A and CryoSat satellites.
Is Europe an underestimated sink for carbon dioxide?05 January 2015
Is Europe an underestimated sink for carbon dioxide?05 January 2015 A new study using satellite data suggests that Europe’s vegetation extracts more carbon from the atmosphere than previously thought.