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October 28, 2019


Seville , Spain
28 October 2019 — 29 October 2019

November 04, 2019


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4 November 2019 —  9 November 2019

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18 November 2019 — 22 November 2019

December 03, 2019


Helsinki , Finland
3 December 2019 —  5 December 2019

December 04, 2019


Marseille , France
4 December 2019

April 20, 2020


Netherlands
20 April 2020 — 24 April 2020

September 21, 2020

SPIE Europe’s Remote Sensing symposium
EICC in Edinburgh , United Kingdom
21 September 2020 — 24 September 2020

October 18, 2020


Switzerland
18 October 2020 — 21 October 2020
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Satellite Remote Sensing of Oil Spills at Sea Good Practice Guide

© IPIECA & IOGP. Satellite remote sensing of oil spills at sea. Good practice guidelines for the application of satellite remote sensing during oil spill response operations

IAI MOOC on the Impact of Climate change in Latin America

A free online course (MOOC) on the Impacts of Climate Change in Latin America will be launched at COP-22 by the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI). The course promotes Sustainable Development Goals #4, #13 and #17.

GAF AG looks back at 20 years of handling Indian Earth observation satellite data in Neustrelitz

(Neustrelitz, Germany October 4, 2016) This year marks the 20th anniversary of signing an agreement with Antrix, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), to receive and distribute Indian EO satellite data on an exclusive basis for European customers.

Darmstadt hosts EUMETSAT Satellite Conference in 30th anniversary year

Darmstadt, 26 September – From 26 – 30 September, the EUMETSAT Satellite Conference will attract over 400 meteorological experts, scientists and researchers from 40 countries to EUMETSAT’s hometown of Darmstadt, Germany.

Esri Launches Global Content Challenge

Smart mapping leader Esri announced it is engaging students all over the world in a new contest called the Global Content Challenge. With the power of Esri content at their disposal, students will tell their own compelling scientific stories using the Esri Story Map Journal app. Entrants will use personal geographic analyses, visualizations, predictive models, and more, to explore a variety of scientific themes.

Space Tech Gets £2m Funding And Earth Observation Portal

(by Matthew Broersma, September 13, 2016) The government is aiming to boost development of UK technologies based on earth observation satellites

Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Honors Researchers in Crop Management, Earth Observation, Mapping with Best Paper Awards

Outstanding research articles advancing remote sensing technologies for crop management, geologic mapping, and all-weather Earth observation have been recognized with best-paper awards by the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

Sentinel-1 provides a new insight into Italy´s Earthquake

29 August 2016

On 24 August, an earthquake struck central Italy, claiming at least 290 lives and causing widespread damage. Satellite images are being used to help emergency aid organisations, while scientists have begun to analyse ground movement.

Call for ideas on challenges addressed by a future Horizon Prize on environmental Earth observation

The Horizon Prizes aim at stimulating innovation and developing solutions to problems that matter to European citizens.

Leonardo – Finmeccanica S.p.A.: Earthquake in Italy: e-GEOS, within the Copernicus program, provides satellite images, maps and data in support of the rescue operation

In the early hours of this morning the operating centres in Rome and Matera of e-GEOS, the joint venture between Telespazio (Leonardo – Finmeccanica/Thales) and the Italian Space Agency, which leads the team of European companies operating in the Copernicus program (Emergency Management Service – Copernicus – Rapid Mapping), were activated to support the Italian Authorities and Civil Protection in managing the aftermath of last night’s earthquake in central Italy.

Stanford scientists combine satellite data and machine learning to map poverty

One of the biggest challenges in providing relief to people living in poverty is locating them. The availability of accurate and reliable information on the location of impoverished zones is surprisingly lacking for much of the world, particularly on the African continent.

India's alarming loss of agricultural lands has global impact

A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly 30 percent of India’s agricultural land is turning into desert, and the rate of soil degradation is increasing at an alarming rate.

UN-GGIM: Europe Announces Creation of GRF-Europe

Europe is contributing to the UN’s Global Geodetic Reference Frame (GGRF) by developing a platform for exchanging information and expertise.

ECOPOTENTIAL: improving future ecosystem benefits through earth observations

ECOPOTENTIAL is a European-funded H2020 flagship project that aims to support protected areas in applying earth observation (EO) tools for analysis and modelling of current and future state of ecosystem conditions and services. The scientific results will be used in developing requirements for future protected areas, supporting better decision-making and design of policy, as well as capacity building and knowledge exchange activities. The project focuses its activities and pilot actions on several Protected Areas across Europe, including many mountain areas such as the High Tatras in the Carpathians, observed and monitored by GRID-Warsaw.

GEO and Commercial Sector Engagement - Have Your Say

Take the GEO survey for the commercial sector on the engagement in GEO.

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