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Pollution: Using satellite data to monitor air quality

Earth observation satellites provide consistent data on atmospheric composition

With the goal of improving air quality monitoring and emission inventories, ESA’s GlobEmission project uses Earth observation satellite data in four specific regions: China, India, Europe and

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 23/08/2013 - 15:11

BEAM raster toolbox (ESA)

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
File types: 
dat
File types: 
dbf
File types: 
DEM
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
hdf
File types: 
hdf
File types: 
jpeg
File types: 
NetCDF
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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

BRAT Basic Radar Altimetry Toolbox (ESA, CNES)

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Broad
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
dat
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
hdf
File types: 
kml
File types: 
NetCDF
File types: 
tiff
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9th Conference on Image Information Mining: The Sentinels Era

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/11/2013
Venue City: 
Bucharest
Basic Information
Date: 
05/03/2014 - 07/03/2014
Venue: 
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)
Venue Country: 
Romania
Event Organisers: 

Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)

Co-organisers: 

Image Information Mining Coordination Group (IIMCG)
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)

Language of event: 
English

Earth Observation (EO) data has increased significantly over the last decades with sensors collecting terabytes of data per day.

latitude: 
44.4325
longitude: 
26.1039

ESA's new satellite expected to revolutionise communications

 Alphasat I-XL was succesfully lifted off with a modified LCT

On July 25, 2013 Alphasat I-XL was successfully lifted off on an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana with a modified LCT which will be used to test data transfer between geos

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Mon, 29/07/2013 - 09:13
latitude: 
5.04285
longitude: 
-52.7884

ESA's Earth from Space: Special Edition on International Charter

ESA's Earth from Space web-TV programme has issued a special edition on the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters".

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Thu, 25/07/2013 - 16:30

ESA: Proba-2 X-Cam sees Typhoon Soulik on its way to China

Image cought by Proba-2 compact Exploration Camera, X-Cam

The smallest of ESA's satellites, Proba-2, caught an impressive image of Typhoon Soulik's swirling eye as it approached Taiwan (Province of China) on July 19, 2013.

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Tue, 23/07/2013 - 08:55
latitude: 
23.6978
longitude: 
120.961

ESA Study: The economic benefits of free satellite data

SENTINEL-2 satellite

A recent study commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA) brings forward the idea that data from the upcoming Sentinel series of satellites should be regarded as Public Sector Information, inc

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Tue, 14/05/2013 - 14:13

Proba-V: Minisatellite to map land cover vegetation

On 2 May 2013, ESA's minisatellite Proba-V will be launched into space on a Vega launcher. The vegetation mapping minisatellite has been apted to the payload adapter.

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Mon, 22/04/2013 - 13:21