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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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Thu, 13/03/2014 - 08:46
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50.8385
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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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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 13:56
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38.7223
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-9.13934

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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41.8085
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12.6761

Access to Sentinel satellite data will be free and open

The Act will allow long-term continued access to data

With the entering into force of the European Delegated Act on Copernicus data and information policy in the coming days, users will be provided free, full and open access of environmental data from

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Thu, 21/11/2013 - 15:08
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48.8413
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2.30029

GMES renamed Copernicus

On 11 December, the European Union's Commission announced the renaming of the European Commission’s Earth Observation Programme, previously known as GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment an

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Tue, 08/01/2013 - 07:59
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