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News

International Peat Mapping Team Wins $1 Million Indonesian Peat Prize

On World’s Wetlands Day, Feb. 2, 2018, Indonesia’s Geospatial Information Agency (BIG) announced that the International Peat Mapping Team, which is comprised of scientists from Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH (RSS), the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and Sriwijaya University, is the winner of the USD $1 million Indonesian Peat Prize.

UK satellites to help monitor ASEAN forest fires

This project will use satellite data and mapping to monitor peat conditions in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Data application of the month: Water quality monitoring

Different sensors mounted on satellites and other platforms, such as airplanes, measure the amount of radiation at various wavelengths reflected from the water’s surface.

PAZ Earth observation satellite successfully launched

The Spanish Earth observation satellite PAZ was successfully launched on 22 February 2018 at 15:17 CET from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, United States, on board a Falcon 9 rocket.

Airbus-built PAZ radar satellite successfully launched

Spain’s first radar satellite will start operations in May 2018
Airbus engineers to support LEOP and IOT phases
PAZ will join the Airbus high resolution SAR satellite constellation

IDEEO receives the European Strategic Cluster Partnership Label

On the 21st of February 2018, IDEEO was awarded the European Strategic Cluster Partnership Going International (ESCP-4i) from the European Commission along side 22 other Clusters.

Copernicus and the free & open source software community

This article is dedicated to all members of this community, the geospatial specialists, developers and enthusiasts, who help us unleash the full power of Copernicus, and shows the interaction between open data and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).

Global water quality monitoring tool open to public

UNESCO and EOMAP have launched an interactive tool providing access to detailed global water quality indicators from an archive of Earth Observation and satellite data.

Earth-i receives £2.7 million from UK Government to improve crop yield for African coffee farmers

20 February 2018 – Earth-i one of Europe’s most prominent New Space companies, has been awarded a grant of £2.7 million from the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme, which supports UK space firms tackling global challenges.

SOUTH CHINA SEA: Satellite images unveil completed Chinese military fortresses in Spratly Islands

Recent satellite images supplied and analysed by European Space Imaging reveal the illegal construction of military bases in the contested Spratly Islands along the South China Sea are complete.

e-GEOS wins COSMO-SkyMed contract in Australia

(7 February 2018 – e-GEOS) e-GEOS, a joint venture of Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%), strengthens its international presence with an important agreement signed in Australia for the supply of data generated by the Italian COSMO-SkyMed satellites.

LANDSENSE INNOVATION CHALLENGE: Empowering communities to monitor & report on their environment

The LandSense Challenge targets individuals, web-entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs coming from all participating Horizon 2020 countries, to present innovative IT solutions addressing one of the three LandSense domains: Urban Landscape Dynamics, Agricultural Land Use & Forest & Habitat Monitoring

Satellite Images of Syria Show Destruction of Ancient Temple

Munich, 05/02/18. Satellite imagery supplied by European Space Imaging shows that more than half of an ancient temple near the town of Afrin, Syria, has been reduced to rubble – reportedly by a Turkish airstrike.

Planetek Italia and Descartes Labs announce partnership to analyze big satellite data in the cloud

Descartes Labs and Planetek Italia have announced a partnership to transform big data from space into actionable knowledge for global users. The agreement brings together Descartes Labs’ machine learning algorithms and computer vision tools with Planetek’s monitoring services based on the Rheticus® cloud platform.

Airbus to provide near real-time access to its satellite data

Toulouse, 30 January 2018 – Airbus has launched near real-time satellite imagery capabilities together with its 24/7 Emergency Image Delivery Service to aid those facing emergency situations. By leveraging the Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) polar ground station in Svalbard, Norway, Pléiades and SPOT constellation images are now retrieved at every orbit, resulting in ultra-fast image deliveries after collection, anywhere in the world.

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