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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

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 Ea

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Mon, 22/07/2013 - 11:57
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38.9072
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-77.0365

Europe: Satellite measures pre-flood record soil moisture

Soil moisture from SMOS

Massive floods have heavily affected regions in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and other European countries over the past days taking at least five human lives and causing damages of a yet undete

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Fri, 07/06/2013 - 15:17
latitude: 
50.0755
longitude: 
14.4378

Galileo: All four satellite now working as clocks

Galileo signals

The European satellite navigation mission Galileo marked a new success: On 25 April 2013, all four Galileo satellites started working as clocks accurate to a few billionths of a second, disseminat

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Thu, 02/05/2013 - 12:26

Europe: Meteosat-9 satellite takes over Rapid Scanning Service

Slow-moving low off Portugal captured by Meteosat-9.

On 9 April 2013, Eumetsat's Meteosat-9 satellite took over the rapid scanning imagery service (RSS) from Meteosat-8.

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Wed, 10/04/2013 - 10:07
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49.8776
longitude: 
8.65176

Disaster Management: Europe and Japan join forces

In a recent press release the European Commission announced that Europe and Japan are forging a closer cooperation in disaster management.

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Thu, 28/03/2013 - 11:27
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50.8503
longitude: 
4.35171

Galileo: European satellite navigation system achieves first position fix

Galileo position fix

In a recent press release, the European Commission annou

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Tue, 19/03/2013 - 09:58

Astrium: Seeking a non-European partner for GO-3G

For its newest geostationary Earth Observation satellite, GO-3G, the European aerospace company Astrium is seeking for a non-European partner, as SatelliteToday reported.

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Thu, 28/02/2013 - 16:10

4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

The 4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 19 to 23 May at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG).

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Wed, 06/02/2013 - 14:29
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46.2201
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6.13814