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CryoSat SIRAL operations to be based on CORE PLUS between 03-16 June 2013

30 May 2013

The CryoSat scientific user community is invited to take note that between 03 - 16 June (week 23 and 24) the SIRAL instrument operations will be based on a special geographical mode mask (CORE PLUS).

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SMOS NetCDF Conversion Tool now available

05 June 2013

The SMOS NetCDF conversion tool is now available for download. The tool converts the SMOS L1C and L2 products in Earth Explorer format to NetCDF- 4 format.

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My Earthnet - Maintenance 18-19 June 2013

07 June 2013

Due to a planned software maintenance, access to the 'My Earthnet' area of the Earthnet Online website will be unavailable to all users from 18 to 19 June 2013.

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Copernicus Masters wants your ideas

31 May 2013

Submit your ideas to this year's competition on how Earth observation data can benefit business and society. Entries will be accepted in all nine categories as from 01 June 2013.

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Crete

This image shows northwestern Crete, the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, some 250 km long and 40 km wide.

Crete, which separates the Aegean and Libyan Seas in the eastern Mediterranean, is home to numerous beaches, fertile plateaus, caves and high mountains.

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ESA Living Planet Symposium 2013

09 - 13 September 2013

The 2013 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium follows the previous successful symposia held in Bergen (2010), Montreux (2007) and Salzburg (2004). The event will be held in Edinburgh, United Kingdom from 09 to 13 September 2013 and is organised with the support of the UK Space Agency.

The aim of the Symposium is to present the results of ESA EO missions exploitation by providing a forum for investigators to report and discuss results of on-going science activities.

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3rd ESA Advanced Training on Ocean Remote Sensing 2013

23 - 27 September 2013

The 3rd ESA Advanced Training on Ocean Remote Sensing course will be held in Cork, Ireland, at the National Maritime College of Ireland from 23 to 27 September 2013.

As part of the Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions (SEOM) programme element, the European Space Agency (ESA) is organising a series of advanced thematic training courses devoted to train the next generation of Earth Observation (EO) scientists to use data from ESA and operational EO Missions for science and applications development.

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2013 Microwave Ocean Remote Sensing Training School

30 September - 04 October 2013

The first Microwave Ocean Remote Sensing Training School organised by the SMOS-MODE EU COST Action will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 30 September to 04 October 2013.

Through a combination of theoretical lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions the school will cover all key aspects of large-scale ocean monitoring, with a particular focus on SMOS data processing and applications. The number of participants is limited to 25 and applicants will be selected on a competitive basis.

 

Registration deadline: 28 June 2013

 

2013 Microwave Ocean Remote Sensing Training School - Flyer [pdf]

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7th Coastal Altimetry Workshop

07 - 08 October 2013

The Coastal Altimetry Community, that is the international community of scientists working on development and applications of altimetry in the coastal zone, will meet at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colorado, from 07 to 08 October 2013 for the 7th Workshop of the successful Coastal Altimetry series.

The workshop will provide a lively forum for a community-led review of the science and applications of coastal altimetry, from data processing through emerging applications to new technologies.

 

Extended registration deadline: 12 August 2013

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Acivs 2013 Conference

28 - 31 October 2013

The Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems Conference (Acivs 2013) will be held in Poznan, Poland from 28 to 31 October 2013.

The conference will focus on techniques for building adaptive, intelligent, safe and secure imaging systems. Both classical research papers and application papers are welcome.

 

Early registration deadline: 13 September 2013

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First COSPAR Symposium 2013

11 - 15 November 2013

The First COSPAR Symposium 2013 will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 11 to 15 November 2013.

This symposium is the first of a new series which aims at promoting space and astronomical research at regional level.

The Symposium features plenary lectures, parallel, poster and training sessions. The sessions will be multi-disciplinary, ranging in a wide variety of topics from astronomy, Earth observation, planetology and astrobiology.

The Symposium is open to scientists, young professionals and students world-wide.

 

Early registration deadline: 10 September 2013

 

Online Abstract Submission

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7th International Workshop on Sand/Duststorms and Associated Dustfall

02 - 04 December 2013

The 7th International Workshop on Sand and Duststorms and Associated Dustfall will take place at ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, from 02 to 04 December 2013. The main objective of the workshop is to bring together scientists working on dust worldwide, exchange information on hot research topics, present and discuss recent understanding on the links and feedbacks between desert dust and radiation, clouds, water budget, human health, and biological systems and to identify current research priorities with a special focus on satellite remote sensing.

 

Registration deadline: 31 October 2013