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New Copernicus Earth observation mission by ESA and Airbus Defence

Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 mission to measure ocean's surface topography with high-precision (Image: NASA)

The development and production contract for the Jason-CS/Sentinel-6A satellite has been signed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, at the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment in Berlin.

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UN-SPIDER to participate in the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment

The double satellite formation TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X will be one of the issues presented at the ISRSE-36 (Image: DLR)

The 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE) hosted by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) will take place from 11 to 15 May in Berlin. 

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Scientist investigates changing sea levels with satellites

Coastal landscapes around the island of Hiddensee, Germany (Image: Klugschnacker)

A new study at the TU Darmstadt's Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering used satellite data to analyse sea level changes, which were traditionally recorded at coastal tide gauge stations by measuring the water level relative to a fixed point of the Earth's crust.

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Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)

The Deutscher Wetterdienst  (DWD)- referes as the German Meterological Services. It was founded in 1952, as the National Meterological Service of the Federal Republic of Germany and  reponsible for providing weather and climate information service. It works with international organization through agreement and law. For example since 1998, working with World Meterological Organization (WMO).

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e-GEOS will provide satellite maps for Copernicus emergency management

Yvette storm in Southeast Europe and Balkans in 2014 (Image: NASA)

The European Commission has awarded a contract worth 12 million Euros to e-GEOS, to provide satellite maps for emergency management.

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United Nations University and German Aerospace Center strengthen collaboration

DLR and the United Nations University agreed on closer cooperation

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the United Nations University (UNU) have agreed to continue to strengthen their cooperation. Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the DLR Executive Board, and Jakob Rhyner, Vice Rector of UNU in Europe and Director of UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in Bonn, signed an agreement to this effect on 23 February 2015.

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Germany to launch microsatellite to detect forest fires

Microsatellites TET-1 and BIROS

In October 2015, Germany will launch the Berlin Infrared Optical System (BIROS), a microsatellite capable of monitoring forest fires from Space. The microsatellite was partly developed by the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems in Berlin of the German Aerospace Agency (DLR). BIROS will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India.

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Joint GCOS/IPCC/UNFCCC Workshop on Preparedness and Adaptation in a Changing Climate

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UNU-EHS workshop on Knowledge Management for Disaster Risk Reduction

Participants of the KNOW-4-DRR workshop

From the 10-11 of December 2014, the United Nations University's Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) held a workshop on decision making and knowledge management in

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Apply now: UN/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation on 26-28 May 2015

 

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