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Assessing the Socioeconomic Impact and Value of Open Geospatial Information

Assessing the Socioeconomic Impact and Value of Open Geospatial Information By: Francoise Pearlman, Jay Pearlman, Richard Bernknopf, Andrew Coote, Massimo Craglia, Lawrence Friedl, Jason Gallo,Henry Hertzfeld, Claire Jolly, Molly Macauley, Carl

Remote Sensing

First Views of Earth From Sentinel-3

ESA– The first image from Sentinel-3A captures the transition from day to night over Svalbard, Norway, with detailed Arctic sea ice and some cloud features. Just after two weeks after

Conferences Geo Events

10th International GIS-Forum “Integrated Geospatial Solutions – the Future of Information Technologies”

In 2016 it will be 10th edition of International GIS-Forum “Integrated Geospatial Solutions – the Future of Information Technologies”. We are happy to cordially invite you to participate and celebrate this


2016 ESA Earth Observation Summer School

European Space Agency (ESA) organises a series of summer schools on Monitoring of the Earth System to promote the exploitation of  EO data across disciplines, with a specific focus on

Remote Sensing

Learn What Sentinel-3 Will Tell Us About Oceans

Most of our planet is covered by oceans, which are directly linked to our weather and climate, and so play a key role in our well-being and economy. Still our

Press Release

ESA Selects Airbus Defence and Space for Two New Sentinel-2 Satellites

 Airbus Defence and Space is prime contractor for the €285M order Additional Sentinel-2 satellites will join Europe´s Copernicus Earth observation programme Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second-largest space company,


The First Remote Sensing Atlas to be Launched in SA

SANSA has produced the first remote sensing atlas for the country. The atlas will be launched in 2016. The atlas has been developed to cater for a wide range of

Remote Sensing

ESA and World Bank Sign an Agreement on Using Earth Observation Information

At the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris, the World Bank and ESA signed an agreement on using information from Earth observation satellites in support of sustainable development. The World Bank,


ESA Issues Call For New Earth Explorer Proposals

ESA is announcing an opportunity for scientists involved in Earth observation to submit proposals for the next potential Earth Explorer satellite mission. Traditionally, Earth Explorers use new measurement techniques to

Remote Sensing

ESA Plans to Launch New Satellite to Measure Plant Health

ESA plans to track the health of the world’s vegetation by detecting and measuring the faint glow that plants give off as they convert sunlight and the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide