Monitoring oceans

New research investigates global carbon cycle from phytoplankton satellite imagery

Global monthly primary productivity. Image: ESA

A recent study has produced a 20-year time series of primary production by marine phytoplankton, one of the largest fluxes of carbon on our planet. Studying phytoplankton primary production is important because it provides useful information about ocean biology, climate, and global carbon cycle.

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Mon, 11/05/2020 - 14:12

Sensing Planet Earth – Water and Ice

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Course aimed to discover how continental water and ice masses are measured and monitored through

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25/04/2019

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OceanDataLab

OceanDataLab is a private research laboratory that was established in 2013 by long time Ocean Remote Sensing and IT experts working in close collaboration with the Space Oceanography Laboratory at IFREMER. 

The Ocean Data Lab Programs: SeaScope SA , SeaScope Online and Syntool web are helpful applications for viewing, downloading and processing ocean data. 

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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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China launches new satellite to forecast and monitor marine disasters

China launched a new satellite on 7 September which aims to assist in the forecasting and monitoring of marine disasters. 

The HY-1C satellite was put into orbit via a Long March-2C rocket which lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern China.

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Wed, 12/09/2018 - 10:25

Processing Satellite Imagery for Monitoring Water Quality

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Polluted water influences all aspects of life, including people, animals, and the environment. NASA satellite observations provide near real-time information about water quality.

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Watch Live: ESA Earth Observation Summer School Lectures

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The European Space Agency is currently holding its bi-annual summer school on remote sensing and earth system modelling. 
From 30 July to 10 August the lectures can be followed live. 

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03/08/2018 to 10/08/2018

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SeaDAS

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Surface Water and Ocean Topography satellite to be launched in 2020

NASA/Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales TOPEX/Poseidon oceanography satellite

The French Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) is developing the oceanography satellite SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography), that will incorporate unprecedented technological innovations to observe the ocean surface and underlying physical processes.

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