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Water quality of European lake measured from space

Satellite image of Lake Balaton (Image: Viktor Tóth)

Satellite technology allows to assess the quality of water on Earth through the visualization of pollution levels otherwise invisible to the human eye, as a recent study shows.

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Thu, 05/03/2015 - 09:39

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PolSARpro (The Polarimetric SAR Data Processing and Educational Tool) (ESA)

ESA: Making satellite flood maps easily available

ESA's Fully Automated Aqua Processing Service (FAAPS)

The European Space Agency ESA has helped to create a service that makes flood maps available simply via the Internet. In a

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Mon, 07/10/2013 - 08:20

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Mon, 10/07/2013

BEAT Basic Envisat Atmospheric Toolbox (ESA)

Envisat-Meris images available free of charge

The VITO image processing team in collaboration with ESA and Belgian Science Policy announced a new free product in the world of low resolution

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Sun, 27/01/2013 - 08:21

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ESA Satellites keep an eye on Dutch dikes

In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for dike monitoring and to protect against dike failures. In a recently completed Terrafirma study, the IJsselmeer dikes were checked using radar data from ESA's Envisat satellite for the period 2003–10.

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Wed, 24/10/2012 - 11:01

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Wed, 10/24/2012

International Charter: New issue of Newsletter available

The second issue of Newsletter takes a glance at types and frequency of Charter activations in 2011, which, as it says, has been a busy year for the Charter Member Agencies.
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Wed, 30/05/2012 - 10:43

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UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates

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Fri, 04/05/2012
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Envisat: Services interrupted

After just having celebrated its 10th anniversary of service on 1 March 2012, ESA's Envisat stopped sending data to earth. The last contact between the

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 08:10
Fri, 04/13/2012

Satellites reveal thawing permafrost

Satellites like ESA's Envisat can see indications for thawing permafrost in land surfaces at northern latitudes. Thawing permafrost releases underground organic carbon into parts of the Arctic, thus accelerating the effects of climate change.

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Tue, 27/03/2012 - 11:00
Tue, 03/27/2012

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