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Looking out for coral bleaching

01 July 2016

The EOMAP aquatic remote sensing company, together with partners at the Remote Sensing Research Centre of Queensland University and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, are developing new methods to monitor and detect coral bleaching events using Europe's Sentinel-2A satellite.

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Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision

22 June 2016

The twin Sentinel-1 satellites have - for the first time - combined to show their capability for revealing even small deformations in Earth's surface.

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New ESA Director of Earth Observation

14 June 2016

At a restricted meeting of the ESA Council held in Paris today Mr Josef Aschbacher was appointed as ESA Director of Earth Observation.

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Estonia's first contract with ESA focuses on ocean health

07 June 2016

Estonia has been awarded its first contract since becoming an ESA Member State in 2015. Over the next three years, scientists from Estonia's Tartu Observatory will head an international team to ensure that Sentinel-3's measurements of ocean colour are of the highest quality possible.

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Monitoring pipelines from space

06 June 2016

Dutch company Orbital Eye has developed a service that uses satellites to monitor gas and oil pipelines. A major African pipeline operator has already signed up for the service.

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Mapping that sinking feeling

01 June 2016

For a low-lying, densely populated country like the Netherlands, monitoring subsidence is critical. Until recently, tiny displacements in the ground beneath our feet couldn't be mapped nationally but, thanks to the Sentinel-1 mission, this is now possible.

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Sentinels in the fields

01 June 2016

The unprecedented frequency of Sentinel observations capture rapid changes in agricultural production from national to field scale, serving as a major support for environmental monitoring and agricultural subsidy control.

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Europe's SpaceDataHighway relays first Sentinel-1 images via laser

01 June 2016

ESA today unveiled the first Sentinel-1 satellite images sent via the European Data Relay System's world-leading laser technology in high orbit.

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Sentinel-1 helping Cyclone Roanu relief

26 May 2016

Cyclone Roanu has claimed over 100 lives in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and has left tens of thousands in need of aid. Officials are looking to the sky for information on flooded areas to analyse the cyclone's aftermath and support emergency response activities.

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Sentinel-1A spots potential oil slick from missing EgyptAir plane

20 May 2016

The Sentinel-1A radar satellite has detected a potential oil slick in the eastern Mediterranean Sea - in the same area where EgyptAir flight MS804 disappeared early yesterday morning on its way from Paris to Cairo.

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