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Radar Images: Sentinel-1A maps California earthquake

Napa Valley earthquake captured in an interferogram.

The European radar satellite Sentinel-1A has captured the rupture of the recent major earthquake in Napa Valley, California, USA. The quake on 24 August 2014 was the biggest one in 25 years.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/09/2014 - 14:30
latitude: 
38.4274
longitude: 
-122.394

Sentinel-1 mission makes use of InSAR to track land deformation

Sentinel 1-A images

ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite ws launched on 3 April carrying an advanced radar instrument system able to generate images of the Earth’s surface regardless of weather or time of day.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 29/08/2014 - 15:21
latitude: 
50.7374
longitude: 
7.09821

NASA to Launch SMAP Satellite to Combat Drought

Soil Moister Active Passive Satellite

At present no ground or satellite based global network infrastructure exists for monitoring soil moisture on a local level.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 20/08/2014 - 14:24
latitude: 
34.1478
longitude: 
-118.145

EarthCARE Workshop 2014

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 13/06/2014
Venue City: 
Odaiba
Basic Information
Date: 
17/09/2014 - 19/09/2014
Venue: 
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation "Miraikan" (Odaiba, Tokyo) 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

JAXA, ESA, NICT.

Language of event: 
English

The workshop shall provide a forum for the science communities interested in EarthCARE or in the observation of cloud, aerosol and radiation from space or ground, as well as for the climate modelli

latitude: 
35.6175
longitude: 
139.78

5th ESA Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 30/06/2014
Venue City: 
Valencia
Basic Information
Date: 
08/09/2014 - 12/09/2014
Venue: 
University of Valencia
Venue Country: 
Spain
Event Organisers: 

ESA

Co-organisers: 

University of Valencia

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

The advanced course will provide a substantial and balanced introduction to the basic theory and applications related to land remote sensing.

latitude: 
39.4793
longitude: 
-0.359386

4th Workshop on RF and Microwave Systems, Instruments & Sub-systems and the 2nd Workshop on Ka-band Earth Observation Radar Missions

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 06/10/2014
Venue City: 
Noordwijk
Basic Information
Date: 
04/11/2014 - 07/11/2014
Venue: 
ESTEC
Venue Country: 
Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

ESA, IFT-TC (Instrumentation and Future Technologies Technical Committee) of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.

Language of event: 
English

As in previous years, the purpose is to bring together experts from industry and research organizations to share and present their latest findings on RF remote sensing technology, processing and syste

latitude: 
52.24
longitude: 
4.45001

Galileo SATs 5-6 scheduled for 21 August 2014

Galileo's constellation of navigation satellites

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will soon increase: European Space Agency (ESA) announced the coming launch of Galileo SATs 5-6 on 21 August 2014, from Europe's Spaceport in Fr

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 18/08/2014 - 09:48
latitude: 
3.93389
longitude: 
-53.1258

Satellite Masters Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Berlin
Basic Information
Date: 
23/10/2014 - 24/10/2014
Venue: 
Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur, Invalidenstraße, 44 D-10115 Berlin
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

Co-organisers: 

German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), ESA space solutions.

Language of event: 
English

The First Satellite Masters Conference aims to share innovations for space-based technologies and infrastructures and connect with the world's leading network for downstream satellite business.

latitude: 
52.52
longitude: 
13.405

Contract signed for Development of Sentinel-1B Satellite

Sentinel-1B satellite contract signed

On 17 July 2014, representatives of ESA and Arianespace met in ESA’s headquarters in Paris to sign a contract to build the Sentinel-1B satellite scheduled.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 21/07/2014 - 12:25
latitude: 
48.8566
longitude: 
2.35222

Conference: Copernicus Services in the Sentinel Era - Benefits for Eastern Europe

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bucharest
Basic Information
Date: 
18/09/2014 - 19/09/2014
Venue: 
Palace of the Parliament
Venue Country: 
Romania
Event Organisers: 

Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), EURISY.

Co-organisers: 

European Commission, Romanian Ministry of National Education.

Language of event: 
English

The conference is dedicated to Eastern European Copernicus users and service providers Participants will learn about the latest achievements towards developing a fully operational monitoring system

latitude: 
44.4325
longitude: 
26.1039