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Floods in Skopje, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Copernicus Emergency Management Service (© activation_2016 European Union), [EMSR174] Map Title: Delineation Map.

Skopje, the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia, was impacted by heavy rains on the 7th of August which led to floods in various parts of the city especially in the northern suburbs.

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Tue, 09/08/2016 - 23:57

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for Hurricane Patricia in Mexico

Puerto De Manzanillo: Grading Map (Source: Copernicus Emergency Manage Service)

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection on October 23, because of Hurricane Patricia. This is the strongest hurricane ever that hit the eastern north Pacific region.

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Tue, 27/10/2015 - 11:37

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New agreement on Copernicus Earth Observation Data between EU and USA

Earth observation agreement articulates space agencies from EU and USA to use earth observation technology to mitigate the impact of natural disasters. (Source: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center)

The European Commission and the United States confirmed a new agreement to facilitate data sharing from the Copernicus constellation of Sentinel

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Thu, 22/10/2015 - 06:38

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Official international Space Information Day 2015, Brussels

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Horizon 2020 is the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for the years 2014-2020 that aims at stimulating growth and creating jobs in Europe. It has a budget of just over €70 billion for that period and has been launched on 1 January 2014. A budget of € 1.42 billion has been earmarked over this 7 year-period to support space activities.
 

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09/11/2015 to 10/11/2015

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Hotel Le Plaza Brussels, Boulevard Adolphe Max 118-126,1000 Brussel, Belgium

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Brussels

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  • Belgium

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DLR - German Aerospace Center
The Institute of Fundamental Technological Research PAS

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European Commission 
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The network of National Contact Points (NCP) for Space
Enterprise Europe Network Wallonia

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TerraSAR-X satellite will continue providing data for Copernicus Data Warehouse

TerraSAR-X satellite monitoring Europe (Image: ESA)

Airbus Defence and Space and ESA have signed an agreement that enables Copernicus Data Warehouse to continue receiving TerraSAR-X satellite information until the end of 2020.

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Thu, 30/07/2015 - 15:43

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Sentinel-5 to monitor atmospheric chemistry data from 2016

Testing phase of Sentinel-5 Precursor before its launch in 2016 (Image: ESA)

The Sentinel-5 Precursor will start its testing phase leaving from the UK, before its launch from Plesetsk, Russia in April 2016. The Sentinel-5 Precursor is using the TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROMPOMI) and it has been developed by Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands for the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Netherlands Office.

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for forest fires in Spain

Grading map to monitor fires in the South of Spain (Image: Copernicus)

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Spanish Civil Protection Authorities on July 9 after two different fires strongly affected the South of Spain since the beginning of July.

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Mon, 13/07/2015 - 14:07

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ESA’s Sentinel 2A successfully launched and set in orbit

Sentinel 2A on the point of being launched (Image:ESA)

Sentinel 2A, the new satellite developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus, was successfully launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana) on 23 June 2015 at 01:52 GMT. It separated from the stage into flight 54 minutes after the launch, its solar panel has already been deployed but it will only begin its missions in three or four months.

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Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:50

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Agreement between Australia and Europe on Earth Observation research

Great Barrier Reef in Australia seen from space (Image: USGS/ESA)

An agreement has been signed between the Australian CSIRO research institute and the European Space Agency (ESA) which will allow Australia to get access to European satellite data, while ESA would benefit from Australia’s research expertise during joint projects on space technology and applications.

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Thu, 18/06/2015 - 08:42

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Sweden signs agreement to use Sentinel data

Sentinel 1A satellite (Image:ESA)

Sweden has signed an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) on the management and access to data provided by Sentinel satellites, called "Understanding for the Sentinel Collaborative Ground Segment Cooperation", which aims to facilitate Sentinel data exploitation in the Nordic country.

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Fri, 12/06/2015 - 08:19

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