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GMES Publication highlights Importance of Earth Observation

The potential of GMES for crisis management and environmental monitoring is highlighted in a new publication with users demonstrating the importance of Earth observation data to European regions.

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Tue, 16/10/2012 - 08:19

Satellites are measuring the volume of the sea-ice cover

This year, satellites saw the extent of Arctic sea ice hit a record

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Tue, 09/10/2012 - 15:14

Indra and ESA accomplished the determination of definitions

Indra agreed with the European Space Agency (ESA) the definition of the requirements for the system that will manage the Spanish satellite Ingenio.

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Fri, 28/09/2012 - 10:20

Satellite data supports mapping of ground deformation

Archived radar data from the Envisat mission are playing an important role in mapping landslides in Switzerland.

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Thu, 27/09/2012 - 09:56

Satellites trace sea level change

A major reassessment of 18 years of satellite observations has provided a new, more detailed view of sea-level change around the world.

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Tue, 25/09/2012 - 15:25

United Nations Symposium on Space Weather Data Analysis is opened in Graz

The United Nations is holding a Symposium on Data Analysis and Image Processing for Space Applications and Sustainable Development: Space Weather in Graz, Austria, from 18 to 21 September 2012.

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Thu, 20/09/2012 - 15:43

MetOp-B weather satellite is launched

The second Metop satellite was launched yesterday, 17 September 2012 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher,

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 13:25

EEA maps heatwave risks in Europe

The European Environment Agency (EEA) unveiled on 4 September 2012 an interactive map that shows the heatwave risk for European cities; this and other maps are included in a recently published EEA

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Wed, 05/09/2012 - 12:48

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)

The German Agency for International Cooperation or (GIZ) is an international enterprise owned by the German Federal Government, operating in many fields across more than 130 countries.

Europe's dry soils seen from space

ESAs’ Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) water mission has revealed the negative consequences of the deficit of precipitation that Western Europe is experiencing since February 2011, par

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Tue, 12/06/2012 - 17:28