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GOCE completes its mission

10 October 2013

After nearly tripling its planned lifetime, the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer - GOCE - is nearing its end of mission and will soon re-enter our atmosphere.

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New GOCE data release, covering all mission data up to 31 July 2013

10 October 2013

All the GOCE Level-1b and Level-2 products, up to Calibration #22 of 31 July 2013, are now available through the GOCE Virtual Online Archive.

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CryoSat acquisition stopped - Investigation ongoing

08 October 2013

Activities to recover from the platform problem on the power subsystem experienced on Wednesday 02 October at 16:23:01 are ongoing according to plan.

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Herding from space

07 October 2013

Satellites see defined lines of nomadic pastoralism in one of the world's poorest countries.

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Coverage of the Yosemite National Park (California) wildfire - new Landsat 8 images available


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Ice in Motion (Southern Greenland)

Clouds blur our view of the snow below in parts of this image acquired over the southern tip of Greenland by the Landsat-8 satellite on 30 May.

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Storm Surge Networking Forum 2013

18 - 20 November 2013

The ESA eSurge project invites you to the storm surge networking forum to be held at ISMAR, Venice from 18 to 20 November 2013. This will be an open forum to discuss the needs of the storm surge community and how satellite data can best be applied. The aim is to build links between data providers, modellers and end users. The event is open to anyone with an interest in applying satellite data to storm surge applications.

 

Extended abstract submission deadline: 21 October 2013

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Sentinel-3 Validation Team (S3VT) 1st Meeting

26 - 29 November 2013

In preparation for the Sentinel-3A satellite launch at the end of 2014, a Validation Team has been convened by ESA and EUMETSAT to assist in the scientific validation of mission products and services. The Sentinel-3 Validation Team (S3VT) 1st Meeting will take place at ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, from 26 to 29 November 2013. The aim of the S3VT meeting is to consolidate and document S3VT activities prior to launch to facilitate Phase E1 and Phase E2 cal/val planning.

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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

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ESA-EUSC-JRC 2014 - Image Information Mining Conference

05 - 07 March 2014

The Ninth Conference on Image Information Mining will be held at the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) in Bucharest, Romania from 05 to 07 March 2014. The event is sponsored by the Image Information Mining Coordination Group (IIMCG) and the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS). The focus of this year's conference is: The Sentinels Era.

The main topics to be discussed during the conference are: image information mining, image semantic automatic annotation, multi modal and multi-sensor information extraction. The event is aimed at European space agencies and organisations, aerospace industry and research centres, value added companies and service providers.

 

Registration is open