Upcoming events

July 23, 2018


Valencia , Spain
23 July 2018 — 27 July 2018

July 30, 2018


Rome , Italy
30 July 2018 — 10 August 2018

August 01, 2018


Bangkok, Thailand ,
1 August 2018 —  3 August 2018

August 06, 2018


Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil ,
6 August 2018 — 10 August 2018

August 12, 2018


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ,
12 August 2018 — 17 August 2018

August 13, 2018


Bali Indonesia ,
13 August 2018 — 14 August 2018

Amsterdam , Netherlands
13 August 2018 — 14 August 2018

August 15, 2018


Nairobi, Kenya ,
15 August 2018 — 17 August 2018

August 21, 2018


Denver, Colorado , USA
21 August 2018 — 23 August 2018

August 28, 2018


Dar es Salaam, Tanzania ,
28 August 2018 —  3 September 2018

September 02, 2018


Napoli , Italy
2 September 2018 —  7 September 2018

La Valletta , Malta
2 September 2018 —  7 September 2018

September 05, 2018


Warsaw , Poland
5 September 2018 —  7 September 2018

September 10, 2018


University of Leicester , United Kingdom
10 September 2018 — 14 September 2018

September 11, 2018


Geneva , Switzerland
11 September 2018
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News Programmes

Proceedings of 2016 conference on "Big Data from Space" available

(21 March 2016) The “Big Data from Space” conference was held from the 15th to the 17th of March 2016 at the auditorio de Tenerife (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain), being co-organized by the European Commission, ESA, Joint Research Center of the European Commission (JRC) and the European Union Satellite Centre (SatCen).

EARSC is now a GEO Participating Organization!

The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) is pleased to have been accepted as Participating Organization for joining the Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

MESA: African scientists meet in Windhoek

(March 16th 2016) Earth observation experts, educators, researchers and scientists from 19 universities across the continent met at the Namibia University of Science and Technology this week for a weeklong exchange of information on the subject of Earth observation and space technology, as part of the Monitoring of Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) university training workshop.

Woolpert bags USGS contract to provide mapping services

US: A multimillion-dollar deal is signed between Woolpert and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The deal is part of a five-years Geospatial Product and Services Contract 3 (GPSC 3), that is aimed to provide mapping and surveying services to USGS.

The MESA project started deployment of satellite receiving stations

First published on Friday 11 March

DigitalGlobe providing rapid assessment of cyclone damage for government of Fiji

(7 March 2016) DigitalGlobe is delivering crowdsourced damage assessments derived from satellite imagery to the government of Fiji in response to the devastating cyclone that struck the island nation on Feb. 20.

Stakeholder Consultation - Horizon 2020 SC5 Work Programme 2018-2020 - Earth Observation

A stakeholder consultation to shape the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 Work Programme 2018-2019-2020 has just been launched.

Sentinel 3A ides the waves

(04th March) Following the first impressive images from Sentinel-3A’s Ocean and Land Colour Instrument, this latest Copernicus satellite is now showing us how another of its instruments, an altimeter, will track sea level change

New CubeSats to test Earth science tech in space

(23 February 2016) Sometimes we need to leave our home planet to better understand it.

Open consultation in the context of preparation of the next Horizon 2020 e-infrastructure Work Programme 2018-2020

The European Commission has launched an open consultation in the context of preparation of the next Horizon 2020 e-infrastructure Work Programme 2018-2020.

MESA is one of the tools for implementing continental strategies, programmes and decisions in Africa

The purpose of the MESA programme is to increase the capacity in information management, decision-making and planning of African continental, regional and national institutions mandated for environment, climate, and food security.

ESA and SAP agree to share Sentinel data

ESA and the software company SAP have signed a letter of intent to develop innovative approaches for the quick and efficient processing of large amounts of Earth observation data through access to processing platforms.

Sentinel-3 and the ocean carbon conundrum

Each year, about a quarter of the carbon dioxide we release into the atmosphere ends up in the ocean, but how it happens is still not fully understood. The Sentinel-3A satellite is poised to play an important role in shedding new light on this exchange.

Satellites Help Antarctic Researchers Navigate Icy Seas

The crew aboard the Dagmar Aaen, a research ship traveling around the Antarctic Peninsula to investigate how climate change is impacting the local environment, is receiving high-resolution radar images from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to help navigate the icy waters.

USGS Budget Plan to Advance Earth Observations, Hazards Measures

The request for across-the-board increases in fiscal year 2017 also seeks to improve water monitoring and terrain mapping, downsize infrastructure, and grow operations in support of scientific work.

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