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ESA water satellites track triple superstorms in Asia

Wind speed readings from three different typhoons during 10–15 October 2013.

ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite, SMOS, captured three superstorms have been affecting Asia over the past three weeks.

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Tue, 22/10/2013 - 12:46
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9.71212
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101.343

ESA: SMOS satellite measurements improved

Over a dozen radio signals that have hindered data collection on ESA’s SMOS water mission have been switched off.

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Fri, 06/07/2012 - 09:07

Europe's dry soils seen from space

ESAs’ Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) water mission has revealed the negative consequences of the deficit of precipitation that Western Europe is experiencing since February 2011, par

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Tue, 12/06/2012 - 17:28

Horn of Africa drought seen from space

Drought in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti is pushing tens of thousands of people from their homes as millions face food insecurity in a crisis visible from space.

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Mon, 25/07/2011 - 11:23
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9.13038
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41.2809

First images from ESA’s water mission

In less than four months since launch, the first calibrated images are being delivered by ESA’s SMOS mission.

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Fri, 26/02/2010 - 09:23
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48.8481
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2.30454

Two new ESA satellites successfully lofted into orbit

2 November 2009 - The second satellite in ESA’s Earth Explorer series – the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission – and the second demonstrat

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Tue, 03/11/2009 - 23:30
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48.8481
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2.30454