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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.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 07/10/2013 - 08:20

BEAT Basic Envisat Atmospheric Toolbox (ESA)

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Computer System: 
Solaris
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
BigTIFF
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
hdf
File types: 
tiff
File types: 
wms
File types: 
xml

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 Earth observation data, the global Envisat-MERIS 10-d

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Publishing Date: 
Sun, 27/01/2013 - 08:21
latitude: 
48.8374
longitude: 
2.33128

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.

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Wed, 24/10/2012 - 11:01

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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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 30/05/2012 - 10:43
latitude: 
3.93389
longitude: 
-53.1258

UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 04/05/2012

The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:

UN-SPIDER at a glance:

Envisat: Services interrupted

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

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 08:10

Satellites reveal thawing permafrost

Satellites like ESA's Envisat can see indications for thawing permafrost in land surfaces at northern latitudes.

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

Happy birthday, Envisat

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 05/03/2012 - 10:23
latitude: 
48.8566
longitude: 
2.35222

New satellites battle pollution 'ghosts'

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 22/08/2011 - 13:06
latitude: 
52.6223
longitude: 
-1.12566