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.
Canadian fires tracked by satellites19 May 2016
Canadian fires tracked by satellites19 May 2016 Wildfires have been raging in Canada’s Alberta province for nearly three weeks, causing widespread destruction and forcing thousands of people from their homes. As the blaze grows and shifts, satellites are tracking its movement.
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...
Earth’s magnetic heartbeat10 May 2016
Earth’s magnetic heartbeat10 May 2016 With more than two years of measurements by ESA’s Swarm satellite trio, changes in the strength of Earth's magnetic field are being mapped in detail.
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.
Ready to build the Biomass forest mission 03 May 2016
Ready to build the Biomass forest mission 03 May 2016 ESA and Airbus Defence and Space UK signed a €229 million contract on 29 April to build the next Earth Explorer: the Biomass satellite, due to begin its mission in 2021.