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Call for papers - MWBS 2018

07 November 2017

The European Space Agency is organising the 2nd Mapping Water Bodies from Space Conference which will be held at ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, on 27 and 28 March 2018.

The purpose of this conference is to provide scientists and data users with the opportunity to present first-hand and up-to-date results from their ongoing research and application development activities by using data from past and current satellite missions.

The call for papers is now open and you are invited to submit your abstract by 10 January 2018.

Further details can be found on the conference website.


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Sentinel-2 maps Indonesia earthquake

05 October 2018

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia on 28 September, destroying homes and hundreds of lives.

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Satellite data can be used to support international disaster risk management efforts, such as those in Indonesia. One of the ways in which ESA is contributing to this area is through leading a range of activities in the framework of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Disasters.