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May 28, 2018


Marseille , France
Monday May 28, 2018 — Friday June 1, 2018

May 29, 2018


London , United Kingdom
Tuesday May 29, 2018 — Thursday May 31, 2018

Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday May 29, 2018

Belgium
Tuesday May 29, 2018 — Thursday May 31, 2018

May 30, 2018


Helsinki , Finland
Wednesday May 30, 2018 — Thursday May 31, 2018

June 04, 2018


Thessaloniki , Greece
Monday June 4, 2018 — Tuesday June 5, 2018

June 05, 2018


Anaheim, CA , USA
Tuesday June 5, 2018 — Thursday June 7, 2018

Berlin , Germany
Tuesday June 5, 2018

June 06, 2018


Herrsching , Germany
Wednesday June 6, 2018 — Thursday June 7, 2018

Luxembourg
Wednesday June 6, 2018 — Friday June 8, 2018

June 07, 2018


Prague , Czech Rep.
Thursday June 7, 2018 — Friday June 8, 2018

June 11, 2018


Geneva , Switzerland
Monday June 11, 2018 — Tuesday June 12, 2018

Geneva , Switzerland
Monday June 11, 2018 — Tuesday June 12, 2018

Barcelona , Spain
Monday June 11, 2018 — Friday June 15, 2018

Longyearbyen , Norway
Monday June 11, 2018 — Saturday June 16, 2018
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News

DRAFT Recommendations: The Industry Role in GMES and GEOSS

Draft Recommendations

Strategies for Earth Observation: 18th CEOS-SIT meeting at ESRIN

On 21 and 22 March, the Strategic Implementation Team (SIT) of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) will be holding its 18th meeting at ESA??s ESRIN in Frascati.(Credits ESA)

TerraSAR-X Scheduled for Launch from Baikonur on October 31st

German Radar Satellite will Deliver New-Quality Radar Data  
 

Natural disasters, how should Europe respond?

On 20 March 2006, in front of an audience attending a European Parliament Joint Public Hearing on ?¨Natural Disasters ?± How should Europe respond??Æ, Jacqueline McGlade, the Executive Director of the European Environmental Agency called for a comprehensive, integrated and sustained infrastructure for observation and early warning to apprehend natural disasters. She also warned on long term gaps if financial mechanisms are not quickly put in place to build and implement satellites and in-situ observing systems.

Commission to set up new ?´GMES Bureau??

The European Commission is to boost resources devoted the development of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative. In a decision taken on 8 March 2006, the Commission has established a new focal point for its GMES-related activities. (Credits Europa)

eovox: opening a window for the future

eoVox is an opportunity for all companies to voice their viewpoint on the future of the European and Canadian EO service industry. (Credits eoVox)

Atlantic Europe Conference on Remote Imaging and Spectroscopy

Atlantic Europe Conference on Remote Imaging and Spectroscopy 11-12 September 2006, Preston, United Kingom
AECRIS 2006 

GAF-AG addresses the challenges of Transboundary Water Management

GAF AG, an internationally active geo-information technology company, announces that phase 2 of the AQUIFER project is close to completion. AQUIFER focuses on the development and demonstration of Earth observation based products and services for supporting national authorities and international institutions in the management of two prominent, internationally shared ground water resources, aquifers in Africa, the SASS and Iullemeden. (Credits GAF AG)

Satellites support businesses working for sustainable development

Corporate Sustainable Development (CSD) - also referred to as Corporate Social Responsibility - is now at the heart of business practices. (Credits ESA)

eoVox: Strengthening the Voice of the European/Canadian EO Industry

Background
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The European Space Agency (ESA) has recently concluded an in-depth survey of the European and Canadian EO service industry. Some 75 small Value-Adding Companies (VACs) participated in the survey to produce the most detailed picture to date on the state and health of this industry sector. One of the results that emerge is that the industry is facing a number of challenges concerning its structure/scale, its service offerings and its industrial presence (see www.eomd.esa.int).
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The eoVox initiative

EADS Astrium to supply Algeria??s ALSAT-2 optical observation system

EADS Astrium has signed a contract with the Algerian National Space Technology Centre (CNTS) for the development of the ALSAT-2 system, which consists of two optical observation satellites. ALSAT-2 is the first Earth observation satellite system from the AstroSat100 family to be built using the Myriade platform. (01-Feb-06, Credits EADS)

De Chassy Named President of SPOT??s U.S. Operations

Antoine de Chassy has been named the new president of SPOT Image Corporation. De Chassy served the last 3 years as Vice President for Strategy and Chief Operating Officer of SPOT Image, S.A. in Toulouse, France, a position in which he oversaw SPOT??s network of global subsidiaries and offices. Prior to joining SPOT, De Chassy served as president of Fleximage, S.A., a value-added firm specializing in image-based solutions for defense and intelligence. De Chassy replaces Neal Carney who will depart March 1, 2006. (Credits Spatialnews)

Ships make clouds brighter and higher close to European harbors

In the year 2001, ships consumed 280 million metric tonnes [310 million short tons] of fuel, compared to only 64.5 million tonnes [71.1 million short tons] in 1950. (Credits at eurekalert)

SPOT Image Awarded USGS Contract

SPOT Image Corporation has been awarded a contract by the US Geological Survey (USGS) for the purchase of satellite imagery products and services. The SPOT satellite constellation collects imagery ranging from 2.5m to 20m, from any location on Earth. SPOT imagery applications include map updating, creation of 3D terrain models, land-use and environmental analyses, and disaster response. (Credits Spatial news)

Japan's ALOS in orbit: ESA will deliver its data to European researchers

ALOS, Japan's latest Earth Observation satellite, was successfully launched at 02:33 CET (10:33 Japan time) on 24 January. Environmental data and imagery from ALOS will be provided to European and African users through a cooperative agreement between ESA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). (Credits ESA)

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