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POLinSAR: Mapping Earth's natural resources from Space

Height of Bangladesh mangrove

More than 275 researchers from around the world gathered last week at the biennial POLinSAR and first Biomass science workshops hosted at ESA’s centre for Earth observation in Frascati, Italy.

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TerraSAR-X satellite images help detect flooded areas in Denmark

MERIS image of Denmark, on 1 June 2003.

In order to monitor and map the spatial extent of the flooding caused by two storms passing over Denmark the weekend of 9 to 11 January 2015, radar images from TerraSAR-X satellite were employed.

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NASA: Examining extratropical cyclones to understand cloud-storm relationship

VIIRS captured this view of the Bering Sea superstorm on 8 November

NASA's scientists are researching new information about the Earth's hydrologic cycle by examining satellite radar imagery of extratropical cyclones in the Bering Sea.

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DLR Radar Satellites trace Settlement Patterns

The vertical structures of building reflect the satellite radar signals

Scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently developed a satellite-based map of human settlements, with a precision currently unparalleled by other global surveys. The maps are based on data of the German radar satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X captured from an altitude of 500 kilometres.

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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. As UN-SPIDER reported, the satellite was launched successfully on 3 April. The mission is the first of ESA’s Copernicus environmental monitoring programme.

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