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ESA: Using satellites to monitor travel hazards

Satellite data reveals small geological movements

Natural hazards such as subsidence, rockfalls and landslides can greatly affect safe travelling.

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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 10:11

NEREUS Network working to bring space-based technology to citizens

Continental Europe

Collaborating with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) has initiated a project working to improve the uptake of Copernicus data by Loc

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Wed, 18/06/2014 - 14:31
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50.85
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ESA International Summerschool on GNSS 2014

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Ostrava
Basic Information
Date: 
21/07/2014 - 31/07/2014
Venue: 
Campus of the Technical University
Venue Country: 
Czech Republic
Event Organisers: 

European Space Agency, European Commission - Joint Research Centre

Co-organisers: 

Stanford University, Institut Supérieur de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (ISAE), Toulouse

Graz University of Technology

University FAF Munich,

supported by Space Technologies and Satellite Systems Department, the Technical University of Ostrava, City of Ostrava.

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The following participants can register for the ESA Summer School: Graduate students (more than 3 years studies) PhD students and postdoctoral researchers (< 35 years) Young engineers and professionals from industry and agencies (< 35 years)
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

The programme is open to graduate students (with a first university degree), Ph.D. candidates, early-stage researchers and young professional willing to broaden their knowledge.

Tuition Remarks: 

From 750 to 1100 EUR.

The objective of this Summer School is to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations

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Air quality monitoring satellite Sentinel-5P one step closer to launch

Sentinel-5 Precursor

On 27 May 2014 Europe’s Copernicus programme Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite passed an important milestone on its mission to monitor global air quality and provide data on trace gases and aero

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Thu, 29/05/2014 - 09:56
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50.7374
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7.09821

Flooding in Namibia part of the first data acquisition from Sentinel-1

Sentinel -1 first images received

The Sentinel-1 satellite of the European Space Agency delivered its first images.

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Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:29
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-22.9576
longitude: 
18.4904

ESA: Phase-B of Neosat signed

Phase-B of Neosat mission is signed on

ESA is moving ahead with the development of their next-generation satellite communication platform - Neosat

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Fri, 21/02/2014 - 12:01
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48.8566
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2.35222

Satellite Images: Detecting Vegetation Health through Fluorescence

ESA potential satellite to map fluorescence

A potential new ESA satellite could use the fluorescence in plants to track health and productivity of vegetation worldwide.

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Wed, 12/02/2014 - 11:03
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54.526
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15.2551

GlobTemperature project: One stop shop for surface temperature data

Global monthly land surface temperature from Envisat’s AATSR for July 2006.

The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched a new project to provide scientists with a one-stop shop for land, lake and ice temperature data - measured by satellites.

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Tue, 14/01/2014 - 16:43

Third International Conference on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 20/01/2014
Venue City: 
Rabat
Basic Information
Date: 
01/04/2014 - 04/04/2014
Venue: 
Royal Center for Remote Sensing
Venue Country: 
Marocco
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), Government of Morocco, European Space Agency (ESA) and Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW)

Language of event: 
English

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), the Government of Morocco and the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) are jointly co-organizing the above Con

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Space debris: How satellites could retire in the future

NASA's image shows the population of satellites orbiting around the Earth

What happens with satellites when they finish their mission? Staying in orbit may pose a threat to other spacecraft, so now scientists are testing safe ways to deorbit ageing satellites.

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Wed, 08/01/2014 - 15:02
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51.2623
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