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POLinSAR 2019 - Abstract submission is open

07 August 2018

The abstract submission interface for the POLinSAR 2019 Workshop is now ready to receive contributions from interested users, until the deadline of 14 October 2018.

POLinSAR 2019 is the 9th International Workshop on Science and Applications of SAR Polarimetry and Polarimetric Interferometry; it will be hosted in ESRIN, Frascati, Italy from 28 January to 01 February 2019.
The workshop is open to:

  • ESA Principal Investigators, scientists and students working in the field of SAR Polarimetry and Polarimetric Interferometry
  • Users of Copernicus data as well as national SAR missions
  • Representatives from National, European and International space and value adding industry

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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.