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ESA: Agreement on implementation of Copernicus space component

Signature of Copernicus Space Component Agreement

On 28 October 2014, representatives of the European Space Agency ESA and the European Commission signed an agreement that nominates the ESA as coordinator of the Space Component of the Copernicus p

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Wed, 29/10/2014 - 14:09

ESA announces the beginning of Sentinel-1A operational life

Flood delineation map provided by Sentinel-1A

The European Copernicus Programme's first satellite Sentinel-1A has officially entered the operational phase on 6 October.

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Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:59
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European Space Imaging wins European Commission Agricultural Support Contract

Cultivated land in Spain

European Space Imaging (ESI) announced it won a four-year contract with the European Commission (EC) worth approx.

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Thu, 30/01/2014 - 15:21
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ESA: Sentinel 1a to be launched in April

Sentinel 1 from the European Unions Copernicus Program

BBC reported last week that the launch of the multibillion Euro satellites programme Sentinel is set to launch in the beginning of April.

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Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:30
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Study follows up on EU approach to loss databases

Recording disaster losses: recommendations for a European approach

A new comprehensive study, published by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), outlines the path towards a standardized European approach to systematically record and manage disaster

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Fri, 17/01/2014 - 13:34
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50.8503
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4.35171

The European Environment Agency (EEA)

The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union, with the task to provide sound, independent information on the environment.

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ESA's atomic clocks assess Galileo satnav performance

Satellite navigation systems are based on the highly precise measurement of time.

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Fri, 22/02/2013 - 11:53
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48.8411
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2.35657

Galileo: Two complementary satellites to be launched

Two Galileo satellites will be launched on 18:15:00 GMT (20:15:00 CEST) on 12 October. They will complement two other Galileo satellites which are already in orbit.

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Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:35

New European project launched to address shortcomings in climate data

A major European joint research project has kicked off to establish the infrastructure and expertise needed to make earth measurements which are sufficiently accurate to make reliable predictions a

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Tue, 08/11/2011 - 11:33

European Commission Wants Individual Nations To Fund GMES

The European Commission, in a surprise move, is proposing that its satellite-based Earth observation program be removed from its seven-year budget starting in 2014 and instead be funded by voluntar

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Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:40
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