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NEWS

Discover the latest news on the European Space Agency's Earth Observation activities. Learn all about new data availability and how ESA's missions are performing.

  • News - Thematic area articles

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    30 Jan 2024

    Space data support Earth’s ecosystems

    ESA’s Earth observation (EO) missions are making a critical contribution to monitoring transformations in our planet’s ecosystems, helping track changes in the vegetation, soil, and ocean that affect these systems.

  • News - Thematic area articles

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    29 Aug 2023

    Tracking the world’s forests from space

    As human activities continue to threaten the planet’s forests, data delivered by satellites are boosting global efforts to conserve these crucial natural resources.

  • News - Data Release news

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    16 June 2023

    New CryoSat Ice Baseline-E Reprocessed Data – Available now!

    The CryoSat Ice Baseline-E Reprocessing campaign is now complete.

  • News - Spotlight on EO community

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    19 Apr 2023

    An overview of the Aeolus mission

    In this overview video, ESA's mission manager, Tommaso Parrinello, describes the successes and challenges of this amazing mission, whose impacts will live long beyond its lifetime in space.

  • News - Success Stories

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    6 Oct 2022

    Decades of satellite data reveal the risks of climate tipping points

    Decades-long time series that draw on ESA’s Earth observation archives are enabling scientists to uncover the threat of sudden and potentially irreversible changes to the icy parts of the planet.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

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    28 Sept 2022

    Very High Resolution data to take centre stage

    In the last few years, European New Space providers have helped strengthen the offering of very high resolution remote sensing data products—a designated workshop this November aims to focus on the latest developments in this arena.

  • News - Spotlight on EO community

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    4 Mar 2022

    Introducing Mirko Albani

    In this short introduction, ESA's Heritage Missions Programme Manager describes what he likes most about ESA's long term archive of satellite mission data and his role in the programme.

  • News - Data Release news

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    18 Jan 2022

    New imaging modes added to PAZ collection

    Two new imaging modes, Wide ScanSAR and Staring Spotlight, have been added to the PAZ offering and are now available to users for research and application development following submission of a project proposal subject to evaluation and acceptance by ESA and the data owner.

  • News - General News

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    10 June 2021

    Introducing the newest Third Party Mission: ICEYE

    ESA's Earth Observation Programme Board has approved the integration of the ICEYE mission, as a Third Party Mission (TPM) within the framework of the ESA Earthnet programme.

  • News - Data Release news

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    24 Mar 2020

    ALOS PALSAR WB1 Collection now available online

    Area Observation Mode (Burst Mode 1) collection, which will complete the existing ALOS PALSAR data offer.

  • News - Data Release news

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    21 Feb 2020

    2012 CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data now available

    We're pleased to inform the CryoSat scientific community that the reprocessed CryoSat Ice Baseline D data for all of 2012 has been published on the Science Server and is now available for download.

  • News - Data Release news

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    1 Mar 2019

    ICEYE data familiarization phase for the Earthnet TPM programme continues with new ICEYE-X2 data

    The ICEYE data familiarization phase freely offers ICEYE imagery over several demonstration sites