New financial resources for Copernicus space component22 January 2019
New financial resources for Copernicus space component22 January 2019 An amendment to the current Copernicus Agreement has been signed by the EU and ESA, adding €96 million to ESA’s space component budget for the world’s largest environmental monitoring programme: Copernicus.
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps Norway in motion10 January 2019
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps Norway in motion10 January 2019 Images acquired every six days by the European Union’s Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites are being used to map ground movement across two billion measurement sites in Norway, revealing shifts as small as one millimetre a year.
Copernicus Masters winner takes on environmental crime05 December 2018
Copernicus Masters winner takes on environmental crime05 December 2018 Cybele has won this year’s Copernicus Masters competition. Using Copernicus Sentinel satellite data, this online application provides quick access to environmental crime reports for law firms and insurance companies.
news in brief
Sentinel-2 helps put a halt to deforestationSentinel-2 imagery supports a new global monitoring service to combat deforestation
Monitoring spring floods - in autumnSentinel-1 radar capabilities were used to catch ‘off-season’ flooding events occurring in Southern Norway
Revealing new insight on tropical cyclonesA new project, using Sentinel-1 images, could improve hurricane forecast information
Supporting viticulture and forestrySentinel-2 is being used to improve resource efficiency in agriculture and forestry
Validating Sentinel-3 dataA challenging campaign is under way to validate Sentinel-3 ocean-colour data in coastal zones
Monitoring volcanic emissionsSentinel-5P detected volcanic emissions from the latest eruption of Hawaii's Kīlauea volcano
Sentinel toolboxesThree open source toolboxes provide tools for using data products from Sentinel-1, -2 and -3