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Committee on Earth Observation Satellites concludes 28th plenary session

EUMETSAT Director-General Alain Ratier hands over the CEOS chairmanship to Shizu

The Norwegian Space Centre and the Norwegian Meteorological Service hosted the 28th plenary session of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) in Tromsø, Norway.

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NOAA: Operational control of newest US environmental satellite

NOAA assumed full operational responsibility of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite which was operated by the NASA since October, 2011. Suomi NPP is equipped with new, sophisticated Earth-observing instruments that NOAA is using to support improved medium-to-long range weather forecasts.

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Satellites show potential for avalanche mapping

In Norway, avalanches pose a risk to road users every year. Since much of the country is remote, knowing exactly where avalanches have blocked roads is a challenge for the authorities. However, ESA has recently shown that satellites could help.

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