Copernicus Emergency Management Service

Call for scholarships: Copernicus Master in Digital Earth

Geospatial technologies have the ability to confront global problems in a way never seen before; and the demand for qualified professionals to address these problems grows as well.

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Sat, 30/11/2019 - 11:26

Participants discuss space technologies for disaster management in Africa at UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference

UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference. Image: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)

Over 100 participants from more than 20 countries discussed the use of space technologies in meeting the challenges posed by floods, droughts and other disasters across Africa at an international conference that took place from 6 to 8 November in Bonn, Germany.

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Fri, 08/11/2019 - 16:16

DLR supports efforts to fight forest fires in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

A Sentinel-2 false colour image showing active fires in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Image: DLR/ZKI.

Satellite technology became an integral part of efforts to detect and contain forest fires in Mecklenburg Western Pomerania, Germany at the end of June and early July.

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Thu, 25/07/2019 - 15:32

New project evaluates how Copernicus data can support Sendai Framework reporting

The false-colour image of the Italian landscape is captured with Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite. This region is prone to earthquakes. Sentinel-1’s radar technology can provide images with a resolution of 10 m and within hours of acquisition to aid emergency response. Image: ESA.

A new project seeks to evaluate how satellite remote sensing and Copernicus satellite data can support reporting related to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR).

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Thu, 21/03/2019 - 16:03

Copernicus Emergency Management Service (Copernicus EMS)

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service is one of the six main services that the Copernicus Programme, the European Union’s

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Copernicus launches DIAS services during 20th anniversary celebrations

European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska announcing the launch of Copernicus DIAS on 20 June 2018 in Baveno, Italy. Image: Copernicus

The European Commission has launched an initiative to facilitate access to Copernicus data and information services.

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Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:03

UN-SPIDER Updates December 2017/January 2018

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Tue, 13/02/2018
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UN-SPIDER Updates Dec/Jan

UN-SPIDER Updates September 2017

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Mon, 16/10/2017
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International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for earthquake in Afghanistan

Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan struck by 7.5 earthquake on 26 October (Image: USGS).

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based

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Wed, 28/10/2015 - 11:42

Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for the Philippines, Croatia and Italy

Cyclone Koppu over the Philippines (Image: NASA).

In the last days the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Philippines affected by the tropical

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Wed, 21/10/2015 - 11:54
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