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Satellite mapping shows high tree cover loss in Russia and Canada

2010 Russian wildfires captured by MODIS (NASA)

Satellite-based maps have shown northern boreal forests suffered significant tree cover loss in 2013, especially in Russia and Canada. The high-resolution maps have been released by Global Forest Watch, a partnership led by the World Resources Institute.

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Thu, 09/04/2015 - 07:44

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Canada invests in innovative mapping for global water survey

For Canada, which has coasts on three oceans, water information is invaluable.

The Canadian Space Agency CSA will invest 3.3 million CAD in the first worldwide survey of surface water. A Canadian company will develop an "Extended Interaction Klystron (EIK), a satellite radar component that will generate pulses used to gather surface information," the Government of Canada explained in a press release.

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Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:39

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Canadian Space Agency publishes Antarctic Mosaic

The RADARSAT-2 Antarctica Mosaics and Tiles are now freely available

The Canadian Space Agency CSA in partnership with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. MDA, and the Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (CCIN) at UWaterloo, have made public a mosaic of over 3,150 images collected by the RADARSAT-2 satellite.

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Tue, 19/08/2014 - 15:44

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Canadian Space Agency awards $6.7 million for Satellite Data Products

Winter Snow Cover in Norther Hemisphere

After issuing a Request for Proposals (RFPs) in February 2014, the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA)

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Mon, 11/08/2014 - 16:19

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NASA satellites captures wildfires in USA and Canada

The image captured by MODIS shows dozens of wildfires in Canada

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured dozens of wildfires in Canada and the northwestern United States. Actively burning areas, detected by the thermal bands on MODIS, are outlined in red. Forests appear dark green.

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Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:29

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Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Established in March 1989, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) was created through an Act of Parliament, proclaimed in December 1990. The Agency has a status equivalent to that of a Department of the Government of Canada and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Industry.

The Canadian Space Agency directs its resources and activities through four key Programs:

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Satellite images show the Great Lakes in Canada covered with ice

NASA's satellite Aqua captured this MODIS natural color image of lake Erie
MODIS infrared image of Lake Erie in Canada showing the ice cover

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua

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Thu, 16/01/2014 - 11:09

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EARSC study shows European EO industry in development

Central Europe seen from space

The European Earth Observation Services Industry is steadily growing.

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Mon, 23/09/2013 - 10:26

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Mon, 09/23/2013

Natural Resources Canada launches new website for NEODF-Cat

NEODF-Cat is limited to Government of Canada authorized users

The efforts of Natural Resources Canada for improving and increasing web accessibility have resulted in the decision of moving the NEODF-Cat web presence to a new web portal known as the National Earth Observation

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Fri, 02/08/2013 - 09:14

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ISS: How the International Space Station assists during disasters

The ISS plays an important role in helping emergency responders

The International Space Station (ISS) partner agencies released a common statement on 17 July 2013 underlining the benefits of the space station during disasters caused by natural hazards on Earth. The ISS partner agencies US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, Russian Federal Space Agency and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency stated "The ISS Partners are committed to continuing to share this unique asset in space and the benefits it brings to life on Earth."

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Mon, 22/07/2013 - 11:57

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