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Scientists find increase in Arctic ice caps in 2013

CryoSat-2 satellite image measuring Arctic sea ice thickness (Image: ESA)

Researchers at London’s Global University (UCL) and the University of Leeds discovered that the volume of Arctic ice increased 33% between 2013 and 2014 due to an unusually cool summer in 2013.

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Mon, 27/07/2015 - 12:20

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EEA and ESA strengths cooperation on Earth Observation and environmental monitoring

French Riviera processed through infrared spectral channel, one of the first images captured by Sentinel-2A satellite (Image: ESA)

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on July 15 between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Environmental Agency (EEA) in order to share scientific expertise and technical data in the fields of

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 11:56

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ESA’s MSG-4 satellite successfully launched and in orbit

MSG-4 being launched from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou (Image: ESA)

European Space Agency’s (ESA) latest weather satellite has been successfully launched and put into orbit from Ariane 5 launcher at the Kourou Space Station (French Guiana) on July 15.

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Thu, 16/07/2015 - 10:26

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ESA’s Sentinel 2A successfully launched and set in orbit

Sentinel 2A on the point of being launched (Image:ESA)

Sentinel 2A, the new satellite developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus, was successfully launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana) on 23 June 2015 at 01:52 GMT. It separated from the stage into flight 54 minutes after the launch, its solar panel has already been deployed but it will only begin its missions in three or four months.

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Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:50

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Agreement between Australia and Europe on Earth Observation research

Great Barrier Reef in Australia seen from space (Image: USGS/ESA)

An agreement has been signed between the Australian CSIRO research institute and the European Space Agency (ESA) which will allow Australia to get access to European satellite data, while ESA would benefit from Australia’s research expertise during joint projects on space technology and applications.

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Thu, 18/06/2015 - 08:42

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Sweden signs agreement to use Sentinel data

Sentinel 1A satellite (Image:ESA)

Sweden has signed an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) on the management and access to data provided by Sentinel satellites, called "Understanding for the Sentinel Collaborative Ground Segment Cooperation", which aims to facilitate Sentinel data exploitation in the Nordic country.

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Fri, 12/06/2015 - 08:19

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Copernicus satellite Sentinel-2A ready for launch

Sentinel-2A in the cleanroom at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana (Image: ESA/F. Gascon)

The European Copernicus programme is ready to launch its second satellite on 23 June.

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Thu, 04/06/2015 - 13:18

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ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016

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The 2016 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium follows the previous successful symposia held in Edinburgh (2013), Bergen (2010), Montreux (2007) and Salzburg (2004).

A first announcement has been released, with a deadline for abstract submission on 16 October 2015. All received abstracts will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee, notification of acceptance will be provided in early February 2016. Registration to attend the event will be opened in February 2016, after the publication of the preliminary programme.

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09/05/2016 to 13/05/2016

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Mon, 01/02/2016

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Prague

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  • Czech Republic

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European Space Agency (ESA)

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Structural movements to be detected through satellite navigation sensors

Data from the sensors are made available via a web-based interface (Image: ESA)

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working together with the University of Nottingham from United Kingdom, to measure in real time potential movements in large structures, taking as model the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.

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Mon, 18/05/2015 - 15:34

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ESA International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems

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The 10-day course will cover all aspects of satellite navigation, up to and including the creation of a satnav-based business.

Hosted by the University of Barcelona at the four-star Hotel Alimara, the Summer School is open to graduate students, PhDs and postdoctoral researchers, as well as young engineers and academics working within industry or agencies, aged 35 or younger.

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31/08/2015 to 10/09/2015

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Barcelona

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  • Spain

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The ESA International Summer School is taking place in conjunction with the GNSS Summer School of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, and is organised by Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) in cooperation with Stanford University in the US, the Institut Supérieur de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace in France, Graz University of Technology in Austria and University FAF Munich in Germany. 

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