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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.

Scientific Highlights

Mapping our global human footprint

The importance of effective city planning and development will be essential in managing urban swells.

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Events

Learn about upcoming Earth observation conferences, workshops and training courses that the European Space Agency organise or support. Discover the results of past events, which may provide useful reference or material for your work.

EVENT - Conference

27th IUGG General Assembly

The 27th IUGG General Assembly offered the opportunity for participants from Canada and from around the world to come together and share their science and culture.

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INSTRUMENTS

Explore the many instruments the European Space Agency use to observe the Earth. ESA offer data from a wide range of optical, radar, atmospheric, altimetric and gravimetric instrumentation.

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Third Party Missions

Thermal Infra-Red Scanner (TIRS)

TIRS on Landsat 8 is a thermal imager that supplements observations from the OLI instrument.

OTHER RESOURCES

Browse through mission documentation and reports, and learn more about European Space Agency Earth Observation projects and opportunities.

DOCUMENT - General Reference

1 Mar 2019

The International Charter- Space and Major Disasters

The Charter is an important step forward in linking the needs of disaster and relief organisations with space technology solutions to help mitigate the effects of disaster on human life, property and the environment. Download