GMES

European ministers emphasise the role of space for the security of Europe and its citizens

PR 34 2011 - Council underlined the importance of space systems for security. They drew attention to the role of satellite systems – particularly Galileo, EGNOS and GMES – as the backbone for improving Europe’s

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Wed, 07/12/2011 - 10:12

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Satellites respond to humanitarian needs

A review of crisis response using Earth observation techniques is now available online.

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Tue, 22/11/2011 - 15:06

Concern over future of EU space programme

Eight member states have raised concerns about future funding for the EU's GMES space programme.

The countries used a letter to the commission to lodge a formal protest against what some believe could be possible funding reductions for the EU-wide scheme.

The move comes after the commission proposed funding for GMES 'outside' of the multiannual financial framework for the spending period from 2014-2020.

In addition, the commission has announced recently that it is considering regulating the funding of GMES by an intergovernmental agreement.

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Mon, 21/11/2011 - 11:08

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Mapping Data for European Disaster and Crisis Response

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Thu, 17/11/2011 - 14:20

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Faster satellite data for more GMES users

Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.

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Thu, 13/10/2011 - 15:04

ESA Protests Earth Observation Program’s Removal from Multiyear Budget Proposal

The European Space Agency (ESA) has sent letters to its member governments asking them to protest a decision by the European Commission to remove Europe’s flagship environmental program from the commission’s proposed multiyear financial envelope, ESA’s director of Earth observation said.

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Mon, 25/07/2011 - 11:47

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European Commission Wants Individual Nations To Fund GMES

The European Commission, in a surprise move, is proposing that its satellite-based Earth observation program be removed from its seven-year budget starting in 2014 and instead be funded by voluntary contributions from individual European governments.

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Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:40

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May 2011

Germany takes the lead on European data relay system

The contract signed between OHB System AG and Astrium Services is worth 7.4 million euros, or $10.7 million.

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Fri, 06/05/2011 - 15:00

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Space know-how 'can help predict' natural disasters

Space technology and exploration could be used to help mitigate loss of life and damage caused by natural disasters, a conference in Brussels was told.

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Mon, 18/04/2011 - 11:44

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