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Public competition to sharpen views from Proba-V minisatellite

12 October 2018

ESA is challenging ‘citizen scientists' to apply the latest AI and image processing techniques to upscale images acquired by the Earth-watching Proba-V minisatellite.

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Φ-week shines a spotlight on epicentre of innovation at ESA

12 October 2018

ESA is organising a Φ-week event at its Earth observation centre in Frascati, Italy from 12-16 November 2018. Focusing on New Space and especially its applications to Earth observation (EO) the week will review latest developments in New Space investment.

ESA LPS 2019 – sponsorship opportunities

10 October 2018

The upcoming 2019 Living Planet Symposium, to be held from 13-17 May 2019 in Milan, Italy, promises to be the biggest and widest ranging of the Living Planet series, with excellent opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to promote scientific advances, products and services.

If you are interested in submitting an abstract, please note that the deadline for submissions is 11 November 2018.

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Oil spill in the Mediterranean

08 October 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission is monitoring an oil spill in the Mediterranean (Thyrrenian Sea) following a collision between two merchant ships on Sunday 7 October 2018.

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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. As the death toll continues to rise, the effects of this natural disaster are far-reaching, with hundreds of thousands of people seeking access food, water and shelter in the aftermath of this tragedy.

CryoSat data unavailability update

04 October 2018

Further to the unavailability notice published earlier today, we would like to inform users that the maintenance was completed successfully, and the SIRAL instrument resumed operations at 11:10 UTC as originally planned.

ICEYE data familiarisation phase for the Earthnet Third Party Missions programme

04 October 2018

ESA and ICEYE are pleased to announce the opportunity to freely access, up to the end of the year, ICEYE imagery over several demonstration sites, to assess image quality and suitability for several applications: monitoring urban, agricultural and forest environments, and vessel tracking (ship detection).

CryoSat data unavailability on 04 October 2018

04 October 2018

CryoSat scientific data users are informed that due to planned platform maintenance activities, SIRAL will be unavailable today the 04 October 2018 from 09:25:00 UTC (to StandBy).

OTF – OADS maintenance 2 and 3 October 2018

A planned software maintenance on 2 and 3 October 2018 will briefly affect the data search and download on the ESA On-The-Fly (OTF) dissemination platforms, according to the below schedule:

  • Third Party Missions (TPM) collections - Tuesday 02 October 2018 from 09:30 to 10:30 CEST
  • ALOS PALSAR collections - Tuesday 02 October 2018 from 11:00 to 12:00 CEST
  • ERS and Envisat (A)SAR collections - Wednesday 03 October 2018 from 09:00 to 10:00 CEST.

POLinSAR 2019 - Abstract submission deadline

28 September 2018

If you are interested in participating in the upcoming POLinSAR 2019 Conference you can still send an abstract through the online applications interface - the deadline for submission is 14 October 2018.

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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.