Upcoming events

August 24, 2020


Calgary, Canada ,
24 August 2020 — 29 August 2020

September 21, 2020

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

September 28, 2020

ESA Phi-week
Frascati , Italy
28 September 2020 —  2 October 2020

October 08, 2020

Copernicus Industry Workshop
Brussels , Belgium
8 October 2020

October 13, 2020

Intergeo
Germany
13 October 2020 — 15 October 2020

October 18, 2020


Switzerland
18 October 2020 — 21 October 2020

October 20, 2020


Tunis, Tunisia ,
20 October 2020 — 22 October 2020

October 26, 2020


Kigali, Rwanda ,
26 October 2020 — 30 October 2020

November 02, 2020

GEOWeek
Port Elizabeth ,
2 November 2020 —  5 November 2020

December 07, 2020

European Space Week
Bonn , Germany
7 December 2020 — 11 December 2020
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News Resources

France, Germany Pressing Ahead with Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Satellite

(by Peter B. de Selding — December 8, 2015)

PlanetiQ signs weather satellite launch contract

PlanetiQ has signed a contract with Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), for the launch of PlanetiQ’s first two weather satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) during the fourth quarter of 2016.

UrtheCast to Release Ultra-High-Resolution Images of World’s Forests on Global Forest Watch

A select group of innnovators have already begun to use our data and platform services, including the World Resource Institute, Global Forest Watch, the United Nations’ UNITAR, OmniEarth, and Riverside Research, among others.

Bundeswehr Acquires TanDEM-X Global Elevation Model

Airbus Defence and Space and the German Ministry of Defence have signed a contract for the utilisation of TanDEM-X mission data, to update the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the Bundeswehr.

New resources for African users are now available online.

The ASMET (African Satellite Meteorology Education and Training) project produces online learning lessons that teach African forecasters how to enhance their forecasts by making better use of meteorological satellite images and products. The lessons are produced by the ASMET team, which consists of meteorology instructors from the South African Weather Service (SAWS) (Pretoria), the Institute for Meteorological Training and Research (IMTR/TRC) (Kenya), EAMAC/ASECNA (Niger), DNM (Morocco), and staff from EUMETSAT (Germany) and The COMET® Program (UCAR, USA).

Eumetsat renews commitment to GEO

EUMETSAT’s main contribution to the GEO Strategic Plan 2016–2025 will be through the GEONETCast initiative and, as a member of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), the provision of satellite data.

IMPACT: Portable GIS Toolbox for image processing and land cover mapping

Did you ever try to produce a reliable land cover map from Earth Observation data? How many steps are involved and how many different tools do you need? Did you succeed in a reasonable amount of time? IMPACT toolbox offers a combination of elements of remote sensing, photo interpretation and processing technologies in a portable and stand-alone GIS environment.

Three EU Horizon 2020 calls on Earth Observation opened

On November, 10th the submission session to three H2020 calls on Earth Observation was opened. The topics of the calls are:

PCI Geomatics and CONABIO Reveal Mexico Country Mosaic at the Latin America Geospatial Forum

(MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada—November 9, 2015)

Earth-i to demonstrate and discuss the roles Earth Observation and Remote Sensing can play in managing natural resources

Earth-i (www.earthi.space), the innovative, new distributor of imaging and data services from the DMC3/TripleSat Constellation will be attending the GeoData 2015 seminar and exhibition (stand 18), on 3rd December at the ILEC Conference Centre, London. During the event, Earth-i’s Operations Director, Owen Hawkins, will be addressing the assembled audience about the methods and advantages of using Earth Observation and Remote Sensing for the management of natural resources.

NASA, USAID Launch Environmental Information Hub

NASA and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have released a joint project to strengthen regional natural recognition in five countries in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia.

Track Ocean Currents from Space

A team of NASA and university scientists has developed a new way to use satellite measurements to track changes in Atlantic Ocean currents, which are a driving force in global climate. The finding opens a path to better monitoring and understanding of how ocean circulation is changing and what the changes may mean for future climate.

New report offers NASA framework for establishing priorities among Earth observations

WASHINGTON — A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers NASA a framework for prioritizing satellite observations and measurements of Earth based on their scientific value.

ISRO's Geo-portal Bhuvan: Gateway to Indian Earth Observation

ISRO’s Geo-portal, Bhuvan is providing visualisation services and Earth observation data to users in public domain. Besides, the portal also services several users for their remote sensing application needs.

Open Source Geospatial Tools – Applications in Earth Observation

A review of a book introducing command line processing for Earth observation data.

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