When a major disaster strikes in remote parts of the world, knowing if the area is populated, and how densely, is crucial for the effective organisation of humanitarian operations.
The University of Leicester (UK) is going to launch a "Centre of Excellence in Earth Observation Research Training" with the aim of teaching and training young researchers to use the late
As part of the procedure to realise ESA's series of Earth Explorers, two new mission proposals have been selected for further development.
Satellite information on snow cover is now available through ESA’s GlobSnow project soon after it snows. Understanding snow conditions helps us to predict floods and advance climate studies.
The Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) established in 1998 an expert group to develop and implement advance methods for the evaluation of forest fir
The Humanitarian Aid department of the European Commission (ECHO) was established in 1992 and works in the area of emergency assistance and relief to the victims of natural disasters or armed confl
The Monitoring and Information Centre was created in 2001 through the establishment of a “Community Mechanism to facilitate reinforced cooperation in civil protection assistance interventions
The Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) was created in 199
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is a research based policy support organisation and an integral part of the European Commission.
The "Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information" (ZKI) is a service of DLR's German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD).
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