Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood15 September 2018
Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood15 September 2018 Making landfall in the US state of North Carolina on 14 September, Hurricane Florence is causing widespread damage and flooding. The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission is being used to map affected areas.
New kid on the block picks up relay for ozone14 September 2018
New kid on the block picks up relay for ozone14 September 2018 For more than 20 years, changes in ozone over Antarctica have been carefully monitored by a succession of European satellites. This important long-term record is now being added to by the Copernicus Sentinel-5P mission, which is dedicated to atmospher...
Aeolus wows with first wind data12 September 2018
Aeolus wows with first wind data12 September 2018 Just one week after ESA’s Aeolus satellite shone a light on our atmosphere and returned a taster of what’s in store, this ground-breaking mission has again exceeded all expectations by delivering its first data on wind – a truly remarkable feat so ear...
How much water is used for irrigation?11 September 2018
How much water is used for irrigation?11 September 2018 Feeding a growing global population is a major concern, but efforts to grow more food will place an added burden on precious supplies of freshwater. New research shows how measurements of soil moisture from space could be used to understand how much w...
OECD uses ESA data to measure green growth06 September 2018
OECD uses ESA data to measure green growth06 September 2018 ESA data have been used to develop the new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Green Growth headline indicator on land-cover change.
Aeolus laser shines light on wind05 September 2018
Aeolus laser shines light on wind05 September 2018 Following the launch of Aeolus on 22 August, this extraordinary satellite’s instrument has been turned on and is now emitting pulses of ultraviolet light from its laser, which is fundamental to measuring Earth’s wind. And, this remarkable mission has...
1/5 "Phenomenal cosmic powers... Itty-bity living space! A prototype transmit/receive module on a single 6x6 mm chip, i… t.co/JwaC8LyGqB 19 Sep 2018 18:01:09
3/5 Nitrogen dioxide, ozone, formaldehyde, sulphur dioxide, methane and carbon monoxide: one satellite, many data produ… t.co/c5cGHb6f38 19 Sep 2018 13:30:14