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International EarthCARE Science and Validation Workshop

01 March 2018

The international science community is invited to participate in the EarthCARE Science and Validation Workshop, which will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 11 to 15 June 2018.

The event combines the 7th International EarthCARE Science Workshop and the 1st ESA EarthCARE Validation Workshop, following ESA's Announcement of Opportunity for submitting proposals for the calibration and validation of EarthCARE, to organise the activities of the Principal Investigators. The workshops will be arranged side-by-side in respective morning and evening sessions during the week.

The abstract submission deadline of 16 March 2018 applies to the EarthCARE Science Workshop only.

The workshop is jointly organised by the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the German EarthCARE Project Office at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), and the European Space Agency (ESA), in cooperation with our partners, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT); it will provide the forum for the discussion of the preparation of the EarthCARE mission exploitation and its product validation.

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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.