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Conference: Copernicus Services in the Sentinel Era - Benefits for Eastern Europe

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bucharest
Basic Information
Date: 
18/09/2014 - 19/09/2014
Venue: 
Palace of the Parliament
Venue Country: 
Romania
Event Organisers: 

Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), EURISY.

Co-organisers: 

European Commission, Romanian Ministry of National Education.

Language of event: 
English

The conference is dedicated to Eastern European Copernicus users and service providers Participants will learn about the latest achievements towards developing a fully operational monitoring system

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NEREUS Network working to bring space-based technology to citizens

Continental Europe

Collaborating with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) has initiated a project working to improve the uptake of Copernicus data by Loc

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 18/06/2014 - 14:31
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UN-SPIDER participates in European Space Solutions Conference

UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the European Space Solutions Conference, which took place from 11 to 13 June 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 14:11
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EU Copernicus Mapping Services produces maps for floods in Balkan states

Extent of floods near Jagodina, Serbia on 15 May 2014

The Emergency Mapping Service of the European Union's Copernicus programme was activated to provide satellite-based maps of the severe floods in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia.

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Tue, 20/05/2014 - 16:09
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Floods in Romania monitored by Copernicus EMS

Flood Delineation Map of Bragadiru, Romania on 20 April 2014

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO)

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:07
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Copernicus Master: Earth Observation Competition launched

The first image captured by Copernicus satellite Sentinel-1A showing Brussels

The European Earth observation programme Copernicus has launched the Copernicus Masters competition.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 22/04/2014 - 14:14

Flooding in Namibia part of the first data acquisition from Sentinel-1

Sentinel -1 first images received

The Sentinel-1 satellite of the European Space Agency delivered its first images.

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Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:29
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Copernicus: EU Parliament paves way for operational phase of Earth Observation Programme

Flood delineation map for Gloucester, UK, created by Copernicus in February 2014

On 12 March 2014, the European Parliament adopted the Regulation of Copernicus, the European Union's Earth Observation Programme.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 08:46
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Portugal sets up Working Group for Earth Observations

Envisat image of fires in Spain and Portugal in August 2006.

In order to stimulate the use of soon to be available space-based information in the framework of the European Copernicus programme, Portugal created the Working Group for Earth Observation (GTOT).

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 28/01/2014 - 13:56
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First Sentinel-3 workshop for performance validation

A southern summer bloom

The first Sentinel-3 Validation Team workshop was recently held at ESA’s centre for Earth observation in Frascati, Italy, validating Sentinel-3 data in order to allow to verify their performance on

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Wed, 11/12/2013 - 10:13
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