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.
A new call is open to solicit ideas for new data products and services for the European Space Agency's Swarm constellation mission.
Interested individuals or groups are encouraged to submit new Swarm product/service ideas by 1 July 2016.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising the second Earth Observation Open Science community consultation at ESRIN (Frascati, Italy) from 12 to 14 September 2016 to explore the new challenges and opportunities for EO research created by the rapid developments in digital technologies.
Please note the deadline for abstract submission is 30 May 2016.
Due to a calibration activity of the Thermal Ion Imagers, the Langmuir Probes will be switched off on-board Swarm Alpha on 24 May 2016, from 00:00:00 to 23:59:58 UTC.
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.
19 May 2016
Wildfires have been raging in Canada's Alberta province for nearly three weeks, causing widespread destruction and forcing thousands of people from their homes. As the blaze grows and shifts, satellites are tracking its movement.
19 May 2016
Sentinel-2A is demonstrating how it can be used to help forecast ocean waves around our coasts: sunlight reflected from the water surface reveals complex waves as they encounter the coastline and seafloor off the tip of Dorre Island, Western Australia.
We have recently noticed that the electron density contained in the Swarm EFIx_PL_1B products are at times affected by spike events, or overflows, of about 4.2 x 108 cm-3, whose duration usually does not exceed 1-2 seconds.
The dedicated special issue on SMOS: ‘ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission - Achievements and Applications' in the Remote Sensing of Environment (RSE) journal volume 180 (2016) is now available on the Science Direct website.
16 May 2016
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