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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.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:33
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48.0863
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11.2797

Italy: Satellites show Venice sinking

Displacement rate detected between 2008 and 2009.

Researchers at the University of Padua, Italy, have found satellite-based evidence that the city of Venice keeps sinking.

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Wed, 02/10/2013 - 17:41
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45.4408
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12.3155

UN-SPIDER June 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 29/06/2012

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

TerraSAR-X: Five years in space

On 15 June 2007, the German TerraSAR-X radar satellite was launched from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan marking the beginning of a new era in German remote sensing.

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Mon, 18/06/2012 - 10:36