SMOS: the global success story continues22 February 2013
SMOS: the global success story continues22 February 2013 ESA’s water mission is shedding new light on the meandering Gulf Stream, just one of the SMOS satellite’s numerous achievements.
CryoSat reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice13 February 2013
CryoSat reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice13 February 2013 An international team of scientists using new measurements from ESA’s ice mission has discovered that the volume of Arctic sea ice has declined by 36% during autumn and 9% during winter between 2003 and 2012.
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...
Keeping carbon stocks in check05 February 2013
Keeping carbon stocks in check05 February 2013 Satellite radar data are being used to map Earth’s vital resources. The latest advances and applications of the POLinSAR remote sensing technique were highlighted at a conference held last week.
Countdown to the Living Planet Symposium01 February 2013
Countdown to the Living Planet Symposium01 February 2013 With ESA’s largest scientific event of the year just nine months away, the deadline for abstract submissions is fast approaching.
Climate – the hot topic in Doha06 December 2012
Climate – the hot topic in Doha06 December 2012 ESA joined international delegates in Doha, Qatar, to discuss how satellite observations show our planet’s most sensitive areas reacting to climate change – and how this information is useful to the people living there.