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How to obtain ESA Earth Observation data

The European Space Agency (ESA) offers a wide range of Earth observation data. How to obtain them for your own use depends on the type of data required.

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Wed, 15/08/2012 - 15:05
Wed, 08/15/2012

Nasa and Raytheon complete negotiations for a major weather role

NASA and Raytheon have signed the contracts for the spacecraft and instruments that include the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), NOAA’s next generation operational polar-orbiting satellite, planned to launch in 2017. JPSS-1 will be the successor of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite and continue weather and environmental observation.

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 11:31
Mon, 08/13/2012

African Risk Capacity: a new project for disaster management

The African Union recently established the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Secretariat, a specialized agency whose main goals are to reduce

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 11:11
Tue, 08/07/2012

Astrium completes 50th consecutive Ariane 5 launch

Astrium, Europe's leading space technology company, completed last Thursday 2nd of August the 50th launch of Ariane 5, continuing a line of launch successes unbroken since 2003. Another record set with this launch is the geostationary transfer orbit payload capacity of nearly 10.2 tonnes; that is 130 kg more tha

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Mon, 06/08/2012 - 15:10

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Mon, 08/06/2012

New satellite SPOT-6 to be launched

SPOT-6, the new high resolution optical Earth observation satellite, built by the European leading space technology company Atrium, will be launched from India next month. .

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Fri, 03/08/2012 - 14:21

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Fri, 08/03/2012

Better disaster response through improvement of communication technologies

One of the major preventable causes for loss of lives during disasters is the failure of telecommunications infrastructure. Satellite communication networks are unaffected by natural disasters, but Broadband global area network (BGAN) satellite phones are too expensive for wide-scale deployment.

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Thu, 02/08/2012 - 14:44
Thu, 08/02/2012

USGS rolls out new LandsatLook Viewer

On 23 July 2012 the United States Geological Survey (USGS) made available their new LandsatLook Viewer. It allows comprehensive searching and downloading of full-resolution LandsatLook images, along with access to Level 1 Data Products.

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Mon, 30/07/2012 - 09:49
Mon, 07/30/2012

Satellites See Unprecedented Ice Melt in Greenland

For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.

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Fri, 27/07/2012 - 09:24

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Understanding Risk Forum: Importance of satellite data stressed

The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental forces that shape it. Earth-observing satellites can provide vital information to mitigate and prepare for disasters.

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:26
Thu, 07/19/2012

Bangladeshi Meteorological Department

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department is the authorised Government organisation for all meteorological activities in the country. It maintains a network of surface and upper air observatories, radar and satellite stations, agro-meteorological observatories, geomagnetic and seismological observatories and meteorological telecommunication system. The Department has its Headquarters in Dhaka with two regional centres i.e.

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