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Farmers to benefit from ESA-BASF collaboration

10 February 2017

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With farming an exacting science, ESA and the world's leading chemical company, BASF, have joined forces to see how data from satellites can best serve the agricultural community.

Through a collaboration agreement and in close partnership with farmers, the aim is to translate satellite imagery and data into digital tools and services.

Satellites, in particular the fleet of Copernicus Sentinels, offer a valuable source of information for digitally-based crop management.

This new agreement will make it easier for farmers to plan everyday tasks more efficiently.

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Does loss lead to instability?

 02 August 2017

Thanks to the satellite era, we recently witnessed the birth of one of the biggest icebergs on record. While the breakup of Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf hit the headlines around the world.
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This dramatic event also presents scientists with a unique opportunity to learn more about ice-sheet stability.