The European Space Agency ESA has helped to create a service that makes flood maps available simply via the Internet.
The VITO image processing team in collaboration with ESA and Belgian Science Policy announced a new free product in the world of low resolution Earth observation data, the global Envisat-MERIS 10-d
In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for dike monitoring and to protect against dike failures.
The second issue of Newsletter takes a glance at types and frequency of Charter activations in 2011, which, as it says, has been a busy year for the Charter Member Agencies.
The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:
UN-SPIDER at a glance:
After just having celebrated its 10th anniversary of service on 1 March 2012, ESA's Envisat stopped sending data to earth.
Satellites like ESA's Envisat can see indications for thawing permafrost in land surfaces at northern latitudes.
In the early hours of 1 March 2002, the largest Earth observation satellite ever built soared into orbit from ESA’s launch base in Kourou, French Guiana.
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.
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