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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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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GMES operations another step closer

On June 15, the European Commission has signed an agreement confirming the transfer of funds to ESA for the initial operations of the space component for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.

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Tue, 21/06/2011 - 14:56

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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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