The monitoring of land use is used extensively in the review of change through time, in particular in the examination of the move from natural habitats to more intensive agricultural use.
24 March 2017
With the pair of Sentinel-2 satellites now in orbit, users are looking ahead to mapping global land cover at 10 m resolution.
10 February 2017
With farming an exacting science, ESA and the world's leading chemical company, BASF, have joined forces to see how data from satellites can best serve the agricultural community.
02 December 2015
Farmers can now call on the latest satellite information using the unique TalkingFields service to get the best from their land while cutting the environmental cost.
22 September 2015
Using satellites to predict plant and crop diseases is just one of the fresh ideas produced over a week-long camp dedicated to creating mobile apps using Earth observation data.
11 December 2014
A new initiative brings ESA and the Asian Development Bank together to exploit satellite Earth observation data for sustainable growth.
01 September 2014
Imaging Earth's land with unprecedented speed and resolution has come another step closer as the next Sentinel satellite has been given its solar wing and started a strenuous six-month test campaign to make sure that it is fit for launch next April.
31 January 2014
The 2014 World Wetlands Day highlights the need for wetlands and the agriculture sector to work together. ESA's GlobWetland II project assists Mediterranean countries in the sustainable use of these areas and demonstrates the evolution of wetlands and agricultural patterns over time.
07 October 2013
Satellites see defined lines of nomadic pastoralism in one of the world's poorest countries.
23 September 2013
An online service that monitors water quality for the aquaculture industry has been selected as this year's most beneficial Earth-monitoring service for European citizens in the Copernicus Masters competition.
11 July 2013
Satellites show how we can promote economic development in an environmentally sustainable manner by putting a price on nature's resources.
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