Arctic freeze slows down30 November 2016
Arctic freeze slows down30 November 2016 ESA’s CryoSat satellite has found that the Arctic has one of the lowest volumes of sea ice of any November, matching record lows in 2011 and 2012. Early winter growth of ice in the Arctic has been about 10% lower than usual.
From satellites via the cloud to the understanding of Earth dynamics17 November 2016 A far-reaching European system to guarantee a better understanding of the Earth physical dynamic processes driving volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunami and the ground beneath our feet is partnering with an ESA initiative, to give solid Earth researchers ea...
Iceberg patrol gains faster updates from orbit09 November 2016
Iceberg patrol gains faster updates from orbit09 November 2016 The international iceberg patrol service set up after the sinking of the Titanic is now able to track drifting ice from orbit more swiftly through ESA-backed cloud computing.
Fish farms guided by Sentinels and the cloud21 October 2016
Fish farms guided by Sentinels and the cloud21 October 2016 A new service harnesses three decades of satellite observations of coastal zones made available through a cloud-based system to provide a rich information source for fisheries, one of our fastest growing sources of food.
Sentinel-3A Earth colour data released20 October 2016
Sentinel-3A Earth colour data released20 October 2016 Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite has taken another step towards being fully ‘operational’ as the first data from its Ocean and Land Colour Instrument are made available to monitor the health of our planet.
SMOS on speed14 October 2016
SMOS on speed14 October 2016 While ESA’s water mission was built to advance our understanding of Earth, it continues to show how well it’s suited to delivering information for numerous applications that improve everyday life. Taking this a step further, soil moisture data product...