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