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Satellite data to improve flood forecasting

As the residents of Queensland, Australia, turn to the mammoth task of cleaning up after the devastating floods over the last weeks, data from ESA's Earth observation satellites are showing potenti

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 26/01/2011 - 15:39
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-20.9176
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142.703

Satellites tracking Mt Merapi volcanic ash clouds

Since its latest series of deadly eruptions, Java’s Mt Merapi has been spewing volcanic ash clouds into the air.

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Tue, 18/01/2011 - 14:17
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-7.54056
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110.447

ESA attending UN Climate Conference

Representatives from 194 countries have gathered at the 2010 UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, to continue working towards tackling climate change.

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Mon, 29/11/2010 - 19:20
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21.159
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-86.8459

Use satellites to know your snow

Satellite information on snow cover is now available through ESA’s GlobSnow project soon after it snows. Understanding snow conditions helps us to predict floods and advance climate studies.

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Fri, 05/11/2010 - 18:23
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61.9241
longitude: 
25.7482

Sentinel-3 : A new pair of glasses to view Earth

Our view of Earth is set to become even sharper with new instruments to be carried on ESA's Sentinel-3 satellites.

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Thu, 28/10/2010 - 11:52
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48.8567
longitude: 
2.35099

DMCii-led project exploits satellites to strengthen UK disaster response

The project is being run by a consortium of five organisations: DMCii takes the lead role, with Infoterra Ltd supporting the Earth observation components, Avanti Communications taking the satelli

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 14/09/2010 - 15:31
latitude: 
51.5002
longitude: 
-0.126236

Monitoring the Gulf Coast Oil Spill - UPDATED 05/05/2010

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 29/04/2010 - 11:02
latitude: 
29.183
longitude: 
-88.0254

ESA's ice mission delivers first data

ESA's CryoSat-2 has delivered its first data just hours after ground controllers switched on the satellite's sophisticated radar instrument for the first time.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 20/04/2010 - 11:04
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71.3733
longitude: 
-42.7601

Using Satellite Imagery to assess the ash cloud after volcanic eruption - UPDATED 20/4/2010

Volcanic eruption Iceland on April 15, 2010 - DLR evaluating satellite data to investigate the effects of the eruptions on the atmosphere.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 19/04/2010 - 09:58
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64.3592
longitude: 
-17.0944

United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits

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Date: 
14/09/2010 - 17/09/2010

United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency

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41.0124
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28.9759