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Agriculture and Earth Observation workshop - Registration opened

19 May 2017

This is an announcement that the registration is now open for the Agriculture and Earth Observation workshop.

This workshop, hosted in The Hague, Netherlands, intends to explore the variety of data sources available and provide a common forum for institutional, scientific and commercial users.

Modern agriculture relies ever more on the availability of accurate, diverse and continuous information from a variety of data and services. Earth Observation has a clear potential to help address these agricultural needs.

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Sentinel-5P launch preparations in full swing

14 September 2017

With liftoff set for 13 October, engineers at Russia's Plesetsk launch site are steaming ahead with the task of getting Europe's next Copernicus satellite ready for its journey into orbit.
Sentinel-5P being lifted into position
The Sentinel-5P satellite has been at Plesetsk in northern Russia for almost two weeks. So far, it has been taken out of its transport container, positioned for testing and engineers have started ticking off the jobs on the long ‘to do' list.