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Image 2007 European coverage available

18 December 2018

The "Image 2007" European Coverage collection is now available to users.

ESA agreed with DMC International Imaging Ltd (DMCii) under the Third Party Mission (TPM) programme to procure an imagery campaign during 2007 across 38 countries in mainland Europe, Iceland and outlying national islands. This will provide 32-metre multispectral data (Red, Green and Near Infrared bands).

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Schoolkids invited to ESA's Living Planet Symposium 2019

18 December 2018

School classes can come on a journey around the planet, by attending the Open Days of ESA's Living Planet Symposium in Milan next May - among the world's largest conferences devoted to satellite Earth observation.

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Slow flow for glaciers thinning in Asia

10 December 2018

Providing water for drinking, irrigation and power, glaciers in the world's highest mountains are a lifeline for more than a billion people. As climate change takes a grip and glaciers lose mass, one might think that, lubricated by more meltwater, they flow more quickly. However, satellite images from over the last 30 years show that it isn't as simple as that.

RapidEye: Acceptance of new project proposals temporarily suspended

07 December 2018

Due to technical issues, the RapidEye archive browser (EyeFind) cannot be used for data selection. As a consequence, the acceptance of new projects with RapidEye data is temporarily suspended.

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Another El Niño on the horizon?

07 December 2018

The jury is still out as to whether climate change will lead to stronger El Niño events, but while representatives from around 200 countries at the COP24 conference are working to breathe life into the 2105 Paris Agreement, there is a 75–80% chance that a fully-fledged event could be with us in the next couple of months.

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Greenland ice loss quickening

06 December 2018

Using a 25-year record of ESA satellite data, recent research shows that the pace at which Greenland is losing ice is getting faster.

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ESA expands climate dataset portfolio

06 December 2018

ESA has added nine new projects to its flagship climate initiative as part of ongoing efforts to systematically observe and collect data in support of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

GOSAT observations temporarily suspended

06 December 2018

Since 24 November 2018, the GOSAT satellite observations have been temporarily suspended by JAXA due to an unexpected issue causing the satellite enter ‘low load mode'.

ESA GOME TCWV Climate product available online

06 December 2018

The GOME Total Column Water Vapour (TCWV) Climate product developed within the ESA GOME-Evolution project is now accessible from the ESA data archives together with the ERS-2 GOME data. The data is made available to users via direct download from the ESA Data Dissemination Service upon Fast Registration.

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Copernicus Sentinel-5P ozone boosts daily forecasts

05 December 2018

Measurements of atmospheric ozone from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite are now being used in daily forecasts of air quality.

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Copernicus Sentinel-5P ozone boosts daily forecasts

05 December 2018

Measurements of atmospheric ozone from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite are now being used in daily forecasts of air quality.

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Launched in October 2017, Copernicus Sentinel-5P – short for Sentinel-5 Precursor – is the first Copernicus satellite dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere.