Envisat

Enhancing surface deformation mapping through Sentinel-1A

Comparing surface deformation data through Envisat and Sentinel-1A data over Bay of Naples in Italy (Image: ESA)

The remote sensing technique to map ground deformation is being improved thanks to scientific work based on frequent observations from the Sentinel-1A radar satellite data.

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Tue, 09/06/2015 - 09:51

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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
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
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

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