Magnetic complexity begins to untangle22 June 2015
Magnetic complexity begins to untangle22 June 2015 After a year in orbit, the three Swarm satellites have provided a first glimpse inside Earth and started to shed new light on the dynamics of the upper atmosphere – all the way from the ionosphere about 100 km above, through to the outer reaches of ou...
New Earth Observation Science Strategy10 June 2015
New Earth Observation Science Strategy10 June 2015 Recently published, ESA’s new Earth Observation Science Strategy aims to cover all areas of science to which Earth observation missions can contribute. It challenges ESA and the scientific community to advance knowledge and technology in order to res...
Chasing polar winds with lasers04 June 2015
Chasing polar winds with lasers04 June 2015 Preparing for the launch of ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite next year, scientists from Europe and the US recently teamed up in Iceland to measure the wind over the North Atlantic.
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.
Call for Media: New applications for ESA’s SMOS mission18 May 2015 Media are invited to a press briefing on the scientific results and operational applications that continue to come from ESA’s water mission.
Revealing mountains hiding under ice29 April 2015
Revealing mountains hiding under ice29 April 2015 Results from a recent field campaign, which was organised to help investigate the potential of a new Earth observation mission concept, have provided a unique 3D glimpse of the peaks and troughs under the Mittelbergferner glacier in the Austrian Alps.