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Reminder 24 April deadline - Global Ocean Salinity and the Water Cycle Workshop

14 April 2017

For all interested users, we kindly remind that the abstract submission and registration deadline of 24 April 2017 for the "Global Ocean Salinity and the Water Cycle Workshop" is approaching.

The Workshop will take place at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Massachusets, USA, on 22-26 May 2017.
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First Sentinel-2B images delivered by laser

 12 June 2017

With the Sentinel-2B satellite close to beginning its working life in orbit, this latest Copernicus satellite has linked up to Alphasat by laser, across almost 36 000 km of space, to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.
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The test, which was done as part of Sentinel-2B's commissioning, included capturing a strip of images from Europe to North Africa.