Climate at your fingertips28 March 2017
Climate at your fingertips28 March 2017 Discover our planet’s changing climate through the eyes of satellites with Climate from Space, a new digital book for iPad and Android tablets featuring interactive maps and video interviews with top scientists.
Satellites shed new light on earthquakes24 March 2017
Satellites shed new light on earthquakes24 March 2017 Satellite radar scans of last year’s earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way we are thinking about earthquake hazards in regions where our planet’s tectonic plates meet.
Unravelling Earth’s magnetic field21 March 2017
Unravelling Earth’s magnetic field21 March 2017 ESA’s Swarm satellites are seeing fine details in one of the most difficult layers of Earth’s magnetic field to unpick – as well as our planet’s magnetic history imprinted on Earth’s crust.
There’s a jet stream in our core19 December 2016
There’s a jet stream in our core19 December 2016 We would normally associate jet streams with the weather but, thanks to ESA’s magnetic field mission, scientists have discovered a jet stream deep below Earth’s surface – and it’s speeding up.
Satellite cousins have ice covered16 December 2016
Satellite cousins have ice covered16 December 2016 Although not designed to deliver information on ice, ESA’s Earth Explorer SMOS satellite can detect thin sea-ice. Since its cousin, CryoSat, is better at measuring thicker ice scientists have found a way of using these missions together to yield an ev...
Reissued: call for Earth Explorer 9 proposals 14 December 2016
Reissued: call for Earth Explorer 9 proposals 14 December 2016 Scientists involved in Earth observation have another opportunity to submit a proposal for ESA’s next Earth Explorer satellite mission.