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October 23, 2017

Washington DC , USA
Monday October 23, 2017 — Friday October 27, 2017

October 24, 2017

Bremen , Germany
Tuesday October 24, 2017 — Thursday October 26, 2017

October 25, 2017

October 26, 2017

Bucharest , Romania
Thursday October 26, 2017 — Friday October 27, 2017

October 30, 2017

Venice and Padova , Italy
Monday October 30, 2017 — Tuesday October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017

London , United Kingdom
Tuesday October 31, 2017 — Wednesday November 1, 2017

November 02, 2017

IEOS2017 and Copernicus Training and Information Session
Kildare , Ireland
Thursday November 2, 2017 — Friday November 3, 2017

November 03, 2017

Tallinn , Estonia
Friday November 3, 2017 — Thursday November 9, 2017

November 06, 2017

Stockholm , Sweden
Monday November 6, 2017 — Wednesday November 8, 2017

November 07, 2017

Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday November 7, 2017 — Wednesday November 8, 2017

Hinxton, Cambridge , United Kingdom
Tuesday November 7, 2017

Maryland , USA
Tuesday November 7, 2017 — Thursday November 9, 2017
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EARSC welcomes sixteen new Members!

Following a Membership Campaign, the EARSC Board is glad to welcome the new Members in our Association: - Aerodata International Surveys, BE - Aurensis, SP - ControlWare, BE - DNV, NO (Observer) - GMV S.A., SP - Kongsberg Spacetec AS, NO - LATUV-Funge, SP (Observer) - Noveltis, FR - RSI Inc, CH - Spacedat s.r.l., IT - Spacemetric, SE - Tele-Rilevamento Europa TRE, IT - TNO Space, NL (Observer) - Vega Group PLC, UK - Vito nv, BE (Observer) - VTT-IT, FI (Observer)

Spot Image and ImageONE signed channel partnership agreement for distribut

Spot Image and ImageONE have signed a commercial partnership agreement giving ImageONE exclusive rights to distribute FORMOSAT-2 data to the entire Japanese market. The agreement also grants three minutes per day priority reservation of the satellite??s resources on the orbit west of Japan. (Credits Spot Image)

Design global ocean-related hazards early warning system

3-5 Aug 2005. Experts meet in Australia to design global ocean-related hazards early warning system. (Credist News a Head)

'High noon' for EU's environment policies

A general policy debate on future environmental policies promises to turn into a clash between 'competitiveness-first' commissioners and Environment Commissioner Dimas. (Source info Euractiv)

Scientific Council of the European Research Council announced

Today the European Commission is announcing the names of the 22 eminent men and women who will be the founding members of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC), a funding organisation for frontier research proposed by the European Commission under the Seventh Research Framework Programme (2007-2013). The Scientific Council will be an independent body whose role is to determine the ERC??s scientific strategy and ensure that its operations are conducted according to the requirements of scientific excellence. The 22 scientists were chosen by an independent panel of high-level scientists, chaired by Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of Oxford and Newcastle-upon-Tyne Universities. (Credits at Europa Rapid Press)

Interview Summer 2005

Dr. Volker Liebig, Director of ESA’s Earth Observation Programmes and Dr. Michel Verbauwhede, ESAGMES programme Office (Brussels)

UK Goverment Space Questionnaire

2005 is a critical year for the development of space activities in Europe and the UK. In Europe, it is currently expected that the European Space Programme (ESP), defining European priorities for the European Union (EU), the European Space Agency (ESA) and their Member States, will be concluded at a EU / ESA Ministerial Space Council in December. The following month will see commitments to programmes at the ESA Ministerial Council. And negotiations continue to establish the role of space in the EU??s Framework Programme of research activities. Info credits at BNSC

Next Generation Large Format Digital Airborne Sensor

Jena-Optronik GmbH announces the new affordable Jena Airborne Scanner JAS 150, a second generation digital sensor with enhanced flexibility and reliability. Developed for photogrammetry, mapping and remote sensing of medium and large areas, the device represents a new generation of digital aerial cameras. Offering the highest resolution on the market - up to 5cm from 1000m flight altitude - the JAS 150 satisfies high resolution imaging requirements. Info extracted from www.spatialnews.com

MEOS NOAA and METOP receiving and processing stations to the DMI

Kongsberg Spacetec has signed a contract with the Danish Meteorological Institute for delivery of two ground stations capable of receiving and processing data from NOAA and METOP satellites. Info extracted from Spacetec

Infoterra achieves 33% growth in¨?04 & secures further commitment from EADS

Infoterra Ltd., a world leader in the provision of geographic information products and services, has posted record growth of 33 per cent in 2004. It is the company??s second consecutive year of record growth. Information extracted from Infoterra website

Definiens appoints Sinclair Knight Merz as eCognition for Australia & NewZ

Munich, Germany, July 1, 2005 – Definiens AG today announced an agreement with Sinclair Knight Merz, an Australia-based professional services firm, to serve as a reseller of eCognition products for Australia and New Zealand.

Definiens appoints Sinclair Knight Merz as eCognition for Australia & NewZ

Info extracted from Definiens. Definiens AG announced an agreement with Sinclair Knight Merz, an Australia-based professional services firm, to serve as a reseller of eCognition products for Australia and New Zealand.

Satellite Data to Support Disaster Warnings in South America

Darmstadt, 7 July 2005
?± The executive body of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, has approved a three-year trial of data dissemination in South America in order to make data available to more regions within the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) footprint and to further expand EUMETSAT??s user base. (Source Eumetsat)

EADS signs contract with Vietnamese goverment

EADS Defence and Communications Systems (DCS) has just signed a contract worth 19.3 million euros with the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment for the turnkey provision of a complete environmental and natural resources monitoring system, to be operated by the national Centre for Remote Sensing in Vietnam. Info extracted from EADS

UK presidency launches R&D portal with FP7 as top priority

Info from EU Research. At an important juncture for EU research policy, this month saw the inauguration of the UK Presidency??s R&D and innovation portal. Top billing on the Union??s research agenda during Britain??s six-month stint at the helm goes to the forthcoming Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7).

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