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EarthCARE Cal/Val AO - Deadline extension

13 October 2017

ESA recently released an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) Call for the External Calibration and Validation of the EarthCARE products.

This is to inform all interested users that, following the request of prospective Principal Investigators, the deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to 31 October 2017.

The EarthCARE satellite is developed by ESA, in collaboration with JAXA, in the framework of its Earth Explorer Missions. Scheduled for launch in 2019, EarthCARE will contribute to climate research providing global observations of clouds, aerosols and radiation. The mission has a planned lifetime in orbit of three years.

Further information about this Call and the relevant proposal submission can be found on the EarthCARE AO web page.


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Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood

15 September 2018

Making landfall in the US state of North Carolina on 14 September, Hurricane Florence is causing widespread damage and flooding.

Sentinel-1 maps Florence hurricane flood

With lives and property at risk, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was standing by ready to map the floods to help relief efforts.