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ESA's Sentinel-3A is now complete

Sentinel-3A in the cleanroom at Thales Alenia Space in Cannes, France.

ESA has recently announced that its satellite Sentinel-3A is now fully formed, after 18 months of careful assembling.

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Mon, 22/12/2014 - 08:13
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UN-SPIDER participates in Asia-Europe Meeting Roundtable on Disaster Rescue

UN-SPIDER's expert, Dr Shirish Ravan, addressed the use of Space-based info

The "Roundtable Meetings on Innovations in Technologies for Disaster Rescue Efforts amongst ASEM countries" took place on 4 and 5 December 2014 in New Delhi, India.

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Mon, 15/12/2014 - 12:11
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Satellites help in the assessment of risk of epidemics

With Vecmap researchers will be able to map high-risk areas

A new method has been developed to assess the risk of potential epidemics with the help of satellites. It has been developed by a consortium led by Avia-GIS in Belgium and supported by ESA.

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Wed, 10/12/2014 - 08:59
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ESA: Laser link offers high-speed delivery of Earth Observation data

Berlin from Sentinel-1A via laser

ESA has successfully linked up the Sentinel-1A and Alphasat satellites by laser. The satellites were linked up from a distance of almost 36 000 km between them.

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Fri, 05/12/2014 - 08:00
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GOCE satellite data will improve our understanding of ocean currents

Ocean currents from GOCE

Satellite data collected by ESA’s Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) have been used to create a more accurate gravity map of global ocean currents.

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Mon, 01/12/2014 - 11:00
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EUMETSAT to provide space data and support to Copernicus programme

EUMETSAT to provide space data and operational support to Copernicus programme

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) will provide space data and operational support to Copernicus marine, atmosphere and climate change services.

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Wed, 12/11/2014 - 08:50
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Committee on Earth Observation Satellites concludes 28th plenary session

EUMETSAT Director-General Alain Ratier hands over the CEOS chairmanship to Shizu

The Norwegian Space Centre and the Norwegian Meteorological Service hosted the 28th plenary session of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) in Tro

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Mon, 03/11/2014 - 10:24
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69.6492
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EU launches INCREO project: Earth Observation for civil protection and disaster management

Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation

The Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation (INCREO) project brings together earth observation data gathered through EU's Copernicus programme and makes it available for emergency servi

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Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:40

Copernicus GIO Global Land Service

The Global Land Component in the framework of GMES Initial Operations (GIO) is earmarked as a component of the Land service to operate “a multi-purpose service component” that will provide a series

UN-SPIDER participates in 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum

The Concluding Meeting of the 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum

From 10 to 12 September, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) held its Concluding Meeting of the 22nd OSCE Economic

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 14:27
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