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GOCE satellite data will improve our understanding of ocean currents

Ocean currents from GOCE

Satellite data collected by ESA’s Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) have been used to create a more accurate gravity map of global ocean currents. Users can register and access the data through ESA's website for free.

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Mon, 01/12/2014 - 11:00

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Mon, 12/01/2014

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ESA: Agreement on implementation of Copernicus space component

Signature of Copernicus Space Component Agreement

On 28 October 2014, representatives of the European Space Agency ESA and the European Commission signed an agreement that nominates the ESA as coordinator of the Space Component of the Copernicus programme, with a relevant budget of 3.15 billion euro. This includes the operation of the Sentinel satellites until mid-2021 and the building of follow-on units, which should last at least until 2028–30.

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Wed, 29/10/2014 - 14:09

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Weather forecasting: Second generation MetOp satellites to be developed

Signature MetOp Second Generation

On 16 October 2014, at ESA's headquarters in Paris, France, a contract was signed by ESA and Airbus Defence and Space for creating the second series of MetOp weather forecasting satellites.

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Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:08

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ESA announces the beginning of Sentinel-1A operational life

Flood delineation map provided by Sentinel-1A

The European Copernicus Programme's first satellite Sentinel-1A has officially entered the operational phase on 6 October. Sentinel data are available to all users.

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Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:59

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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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Tue, 02/09/2014 - 14:30

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-122
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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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Fri, 29/08/2014 - 15:21

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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. The Soil Moisture Active Passive SMAP satellite mission to be launched in October 2014 as part of NASA’s fall launch schedule will collect local data agriculture and water managers needed globally.

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Wed, 20/08/2014 - 14:24

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EarthCARE Workshop 2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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 modelling communities, in order to drive the preparation for the scientific exploitation of EarthCARE.

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36

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Date: 

17/09/2014 to 19/09/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 13/06/2014

Venue: 

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation "Miraikan" (Odaiba, Tokyo) 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan

Venue City: 

Odaiba

Event Organisers: 

JAXA, ESA, NICT.

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5th ESA Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The advanced course will provide a substantial and balanced introduction to the basic theory and applications related to land remote sensing.

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39

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-0

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Date: 

08/09/2014 to 12/09/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 30/06/2014

Venue: 

University of Valencia

Venue City: 

Valencia

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University of Valencia

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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 systems.

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52

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Date: 

04/11/2014 to 07/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 06/10/2014

Venue: 

ESTEC

Venue City: 

Noordwijk

Event Organisers: 

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

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1

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