On 4 December 2013, the International Charter “Space and Major Disasters” was activated, as requested by CCS, due to flood risk in the eastern coast of the United Kingdom.
Britain is to establish a new rapid response network from top UK-based businesses and charities to respond to major international crises, such as famine, floods and earthquakes, International Devel
The UK government is to kick-start an innovative project to fly radar satellites around the Earth, with an initial investment of £21m.
They call it battling ghosts: The incredibly tricky task of using satellites to track the invisible airborne pollutants that determine the air quality and health of our major cities.
The use of satellite images to monitor the after effects of natural disasters is seen as a crucial step in aiding long-term recovery efforts.
The University of Leicester (UK) is going to launch a "Centre of Excellence in Earth Observation Research Training" with the aim of teaching and training young researchers to use the late
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