analysis of satellite data

German Aerospace Center and University of Stuttgart test laser communications for the transmission of Earth observation data

The "Flying Laptop". Image: DLR.

Optical transmission techniques are considered to be the most effective way to transmit the significant amounts of data obtained day after day from Earth observation satellites to the ground for analysis.

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Tue, 23/04/2019 - 15:22

UNOOSA launches space4water portal to promote the use of space technology for sustainable water management

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) launched the space4water portal during the eighth edition of the PSIPW award ceremony hosted at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The new portal will serve as a platform to gather information and strengthen partnerships related to space-based information for water accessibility.

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Tue, 04/12/2018 - 11:18

China-France Oceanography Satellite to assist with disaster management

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite captured an image of Cyclone Felleng in the Southern Indian Ocean in 2013. Image: NASA/CC BY 2.0

China and France launched a new joint

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Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:38

UN-SPIDER contributes to USGIF report on Geospatial Intelligence and Resilient Communities

Image: USGIF, 2018

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has recently released a new report on “Building Resilient Communities Through Geospatial Intelligence”.

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Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:19

Data application of the month: Harmful Algal Blooms

Algal bloom in the Gulf of Oman 24 January 2018, Image: UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

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Learn how to Access and Analyze Earth Observation Imagery: An open platform for global development by Radiant Earth Foundation

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Join Radiant Earth Foundation’s Founder & CEO Ms. Anne Hale Miglarese, and Lead Geospatial Data Scientist, Dr. Hamed Alemohammad to learn how to access satellite imagery and data quicker, and run analysis faster and more efficiently.

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New Sentinel-5P data boosts quality of air pollution monitoring

Nitrogen dioxide concentration over Europe captured by Sentinel 5P Image: ESA European Space Agency.

On 11 July 2018, the first data on air quality by Copernicus Sentinel-5P was released. Presenting a great improvement in accuracy for monitoring air pollutants, these maps show the presence of trace gases such as ozone, nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide.

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Fri, 13/07/2018 - 11:59

Satellite data used to detect and monitor forest fires in Nepal

Smoke and fires in Nepal. Image: NASA (2016).

In Nepal, SERVIR-Hindu Kush Himalaya at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO), has been working in close collaboration with the Department of Forests of Nepal to develop a satellite-based forest fire detection and monitoring system.

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Fri, 06/07/2018 - 11:56

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19th Post Graduate Course in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

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ESA Satellites keep an eye on Dutch dikes

In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for dike monitoring and to protect against dike failures. In a recently completed Terrafirma study, the IJsselmeer dikes were checked using radar data from ESA's Envisat satellite for the period 2003–10.

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