New technologies have sometimes had very harmful effects, but in many cases the early warning signs have been suppressed or ignored.
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.
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.
This year, satellites saw the extent of Arctic sea ice hit a record
Indra agreed with the European Space Agency (ESA) the definition of the requirements for the system that will manage the Spanish satellite Ingenio.
Archived radar data from the Envisat mission are playing an important role in mapping landslides in Switzerland.
A major reassessment of 18 years of satellite observations has provided a new, more detailed view of sea-level change around the world.
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.
The second Metop satellite was launched yesterday, 17 September 2012 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher,
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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