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Advanced Course on Radar Polarimetry 2019

28 September 2018

The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising the 5th Advanced Course on Radar Polarimetry, to be held in ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, from 22 to 25 January 2019.

The course is dedicated to training the next generation of Earth Observation (EO) scientists to exploit dual and fully polarimetric data for science and applications development.

Post graduate, PhD students, post-doctoral research scientists and users from European countries and Canada interested in Radar Polarimetry and its applications, are invited to apply to the 4 day course on the subject.

Research scientists and students from all other countries are also welcome to apply and participate to the course subject to space availability.

Applications can be submitted until the deadline of 12 November 2018.

Polarimetry 2019


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Zooming in on Mexico's landscape

22 October 2018

As part of a scientific collaboration with the Mexican Space Agency, ESA has combined images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission to produce a detailed view of the vegetation growing across the entire country.

sentinel-2 mexico vegetation

The high-resolution land-cover map combines images captured by Copernicus Sentinel-2 between 2016 and 2018.