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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
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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
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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
longitude: 
6.13814

Early Warning: European Environment Agency publishes lessons learned

New technologies have sometimes had very harmful effects, but in many cases the early warning signs have been suppressed or ignored.

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Thu, 24/01/2013 - 14:02
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55.6812
longitude: 
12.5866

European scientists to develop more accurate flood forecasting

In the context of the heavy rains and floods that affected the UK lately, the need for methods how to more accurately predict heavy rainfall over land surface has become evident.

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Wed, 05/12/2012 - 09:21

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