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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

Happy birthday, Envisat

In the early hours of 1 March 2002, the largest Earth observation satellite ever built soared into orbit from ESA’s launch base in Kourou, French Guiana.

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 10:23
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Thales Alenia Space Signs ESA Contract For Third-generation Meteosat Weather Satellites

Thales Alenia Space today signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to supply Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellites for Eumetsat, the European meteorological satellite org

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:52
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A new generation of meteorological satellites

Europe’s next fleet of meteorological satellites is set to debut in 2017, following today’s signing of the development contract.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:00
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