The VITO image processing team in collaboration with ESA and Belgian Science Policy announced a new free product in the world of low resolution Earth observation data, the global Envisat-MERIS 10-d
In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for dike monitoring and to protect against dike failures.
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.
The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:
UN-SPIDER at a glance:
After just having celebrated its 10th anniversary of service on 1 March 2012, ESA's Envisat stopped sending data to earth.
Satellites like ESA's Envisat can see indications for thawing permafrost in land surfaces at northern latitudes.
In the early hours of 1 March 2002, the largest Earth observation satellite ever built soared into orbit from ESA’s launch base in Kourou, French Guiana.
They call it battling ghosts: The incredibly tricky task of using satellites to track the invisible airborne pollutants that determine the air quality and health of our major cities.
When a major disaster strikes in remote parts of the world, knowing if the area is populated, and how densely, is crucial for the effective organisation of humanitarian operations.
As the residents of Queensland, Australia, turn to the mammoth task of cleaning up after the devastating floods over the last weeks, data from ESA's Earth observation satellites are showing potenti
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