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Publishing institution: Airbus Defence & Space
Pleidas, TerraSar-X, SPOT and Elevation data available commercially from airbus, certain sample data sets at various locations available for free.
Publishing institution: Radiant Earth Foundation
The website: https://www.radiant.earth Help and Tutorials: https://help.radiant.earth/ Demos & Use Cases: https://demos.radiant.earth/
Publishing institution: NASA Earth Science Disasters Program
NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) is a program for archiving and distributing Earth science data from multiple missions to users.
Publishing institution: European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)
Map Viewer that allows downloading and time series creation of meteosat products.
Publishing institution: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO/IOC), EOMAP
The World Water Quality Information and Capacity Building Portal (IIWQ) is a webmap that illustrates data on turbidity, chlorophyll-a, total absorption as well as the EOMAP specific harmful algal bloom indicator (HAB indicator). Where access to in-situ data is available station values are presented.
Publishing institution: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO/IOC), EOMAP
The World Water Quality Information and Capacity Building Portal (IIWQ) is a webmap that illustrates data on turbidity, chlorophyll-a, total absorption as well as the EOMAP specific harmful algal bloom indicator (HAB indicator). Where access to in-situ data is available station values are presented.
Publishing institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The Hazards Mapper home page is a base map of the world with darker shaded areas indicating higher population densities. Custom population estimates generated by the Hazards Mapper are provided by SEDAC’s Population Estimation Service (PES). Population and settlement data are based on SEDAC’s Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP) and Gridded Population of the World, version 3 (GPWv3) data collections. GPWv3 provides a resolution of roughly 4 km (2.5 miles) at the equator. This population resolution will increase significantly when the updated version, GPWv4, is released in 2016. “Our new population layer will be at a resolution of 1 km (0.6 miles) at the equator, which will give higher precision for smaller areas,” says de Sherbinin. Continuously updated data layers that can be overlaid on the base map are available from NASA’s EOSDIS, including data from SEDAC; NASA's Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE); and Global Imagery Browse Services (GIBS)...., The default base map includes: Red dots indicating fires and other hotspots detected over the past 48 hours by NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument; Colored circles indicating earthquakes over the past seven days from the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program; Icons indicating the location of individual dams, dam clusters, and nuclear power plants from SEDAC’s Global Reservoir and Dam and Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations databases; and, Colored polygons indicating tornado and flood warnings issued by NOAA (U.S. locations only).
Publishing institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Hazards and Population Mapper (HazPop) is a free app that enables users to easily display recent natural hazard data in relationship to population, major infrastructure, and satellite imagery. Hazards data include the location of active fires over the past 48 hours; earthquake alerts over the past seven days; and yesterday′s air pollution data measured from space. The app shows the location of major dams and nuclear power plants and provides more detailed information and imagery for these facilities where available. By drawing a circle around a point or area of interest on the map, users can obtain an estimate of the total population and land area enclosed within., Developed by the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) operated by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University, HazPop combines data and map layers from various sources including NASA's Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE) and Global Imagery Browse Services (GIBS), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and others using a variety of open Web mapping services. The custom population estimates are provided by the SEDAC Population Estimation Service (PES) based on SEDAC′s Gridded Population of the World, version 4 (GPWv4) data for 2015.

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A course from EUMETSAT and the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service/ECMWF. During the course you will discover the space, air and ground-based technologies we use to monitor and forecast the atmosphere by exploring how we observe and measure the atmosphere with satellites, ground-based and other forms of in-situ measurements, understanding the importance of satellite observations and other forms of measurements for atmospheric monitoring, investigating how atmospheric data is used in policy and decision-making, in a range of arenas, in conjunction with models and recognising the importance of the data for monitoring long-range transportation of pollutants in the atmosphere. You will explore the critical threats affecting the atmosphere and its composition - and how these affect human health, climate change and the ecosystem. You will also see how this all informs policy and international agreements, plus the extensive work needed to predict change and maintain air quality.

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