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24 April 2017 — 26 April 2017

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24 April 2017 — 28 April 2017

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26 April 2017 — 28 April 2017

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9 May 2017 — 11 May 2017

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9 May 2017

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News Programmes

Landmark for Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation (CEOI)

The CEOI has reached its 10th anniversary, during which time it has funded more than 50 new technologies.

Our Economy Depends on Earth Observation and Scientific Research

Since the mid-1970s I have studied and worked as a practitioner in the areas of environmental policy and public management.

Satellites map carbon sequestered by forests, with accuracy of up to 10 meters

by Staff Writers
Helsinki, Finland (SPX) Apr 10, 2017

Congratulations to DHI GRAS for the Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data!

GEO Secretariat helped the GEO community to organize and respond to the Call for Collaborative Data Innovations launched by the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) and the World Bank last year. Recently the result was announced. Ten projects were funded and DHI GRAS together with the University of Twente and the European Space Agency have been funded to develop a project on Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data. the Lead Organization is Ramsar Center for Eastern Africa and the location will be Uganda

GAF team to provide technical assistance to GMES & Africa Support Programme

(Munich, 24 February 2017) GAF AG is pleased to announce the award of the “GMES and Africa Support Programme Technical Assistance Team” service contract by the European Commission. The services consist of the provision of support and consulting to the African Union Commission (AUC), which is coordinating the GMES & Africa initiative.

Marine-EO: All eyes on Horizon 2020’s first Earth Observation Pre-Commercial Procurement

Azores, 23th February 2017

Since 1st of January 2017, the Horizon 2020 project Marine-EO has been officially started, aiming at the implementation of the first Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) for Earth Observation services.

Remote Sensing Data Helps Scientists Measure Biodiversity

Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program (EnMAP)

ISRO Encouraging Entrepreneurs to Access Its Petabytes of Geospatial Data

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has gathered approximately 17 petabytes (17 million GB) of geospatial data, with expectations of having more than 50 petabytes in the next five years. To encourage use of this wealth of data, ISRO is promoting the information to young entrepreneurs as a way to generate monetary wealth.

ISRO to launch record 83 satellites in one go in January

BENGALURU: ISRO today said it would launch a record 83 satellites in one go using its workhorse PSLV-C37 toward the end of January.

SPARTACUS: Satellite-based asset tracking for disaster operations

(By Clemente Fuggini -December 16, 2016 )

Earth Observation for Sustainable Development - Launch of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa

The African Union and European Commission have launched a 30 million Euro programme for the implementation of the ‘Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa’ initiative.

Sharing EO satellite data to help understand our planet

1 December 2016

Since the launch of the first Earth-observing satellites in the 1970s, numerous missions from international space organisations have taken to the sky. Today, decades of data are helping scientists to build a better picture of changes to our planet.

ESA and Asian Development Bank join forces

(9 November 2016) ESA and the Asian Development Bank have signed an agreement to collaborate over the next five years to use information from space to support sustainable development.

What Can Satellite Data Do For Aquaculture? A NERC Focus

By Arran Frood & Planet Earth Editors. NERC, the Natural Environment Research Council, is a leading funder of independent research, training and innovation in environmental science in the UK.

Access to crucial satellite environmental data assured through Geoscience Australia-EUMETSAT cooperation

The region has some of the fastest economic growth in the world but also faces some big challenges, including significant exposure to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change.

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