Upcoming events

May 24, 2017


Prague , Czech Rep.
Wednesday May 24, 2017

May 25, 2017


Cairo, Egypt ,
Thursday May 25, 2017

May 28, 2017


Santos, Brazil ,
Sunday May 28, 2017 — Wednesday May 31, 2017

May 29, 2017


Helsinki , Finland
Monday May 29, 2017 — Friday June 2, 2017
Télédétection Radar : applications continentales
Champs-sur-Marne , France
Monday May 29, 2017 — Friday June 2, 2017

May 30, 2017


Manchester , United Kingdom
Tuesday May 30, 2017 — Thursday June 1, 2017

May 31, 2017


College Park, Maryland , USA
Wednesday May 31, 2017 — Friday June 2, 2017

June 01, 2017


Darmstadt , Germany
Thursday June 1, 2017

June 04, 2017


San Antonio, Texas , USA
Sunday June 4, 2017 — Wednesday June 7, 2017

June 05, 2017


New York , USA
Monday June 5, 2017 — Friday June 9, 2017

Helsinki , Finland
Monday June 5, 2017 — Friday June 9, 2017

June 06, 2017


Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday June 6, 2017

Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday June 6, 2017 — Thursday June 8, 2017

June 07, 2017


Dublin , Ireland
Wednesday June 7, 2017 — Friday June 9, 2017

Brussels , Belgium
Wednesday June 7, 2017 — Thursday June 8, 2017
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News

Sentinel-2B successfully lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport

The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop, Brussels, 24 April 2017

The “Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop” will take place in Brussels on 24 April in the Breydel Auditorium, DG GROW from 09:00 to 17:30.

RDA Webinar: Datacubes as an Enabling "Big Data" Paradigm

March, 06, 2017 – “Research Data Alliance”: (RDA) kindly invites you to take part in the Datacubes as an Enabling “Big Data” Paradigm webinar, presented on March 6 at 14:00 UTC by Peter Baumann, co-chair of the RDA Big Data Interest Group, Geospatial Interest Group, and Array Database Assessment Working Group.

EARSC participated to several workshops in Japan on 15-16 February 2017

EARSC together with 3 member companies – Airbus D&S, GMV and e-GEOS participated in the S-NET 4th Sectorial Meeting “EO ✕ Data Platform” in Tokyo on 15 February 2017. The event showed growing interest in Japan for consolidating EO and IT. The following day, Japan Space Systems (JSS) organised the first EARSC-JSS Joint EO & IT Seminar to give an opportunity for the two industries to come together and exchange ideas from fresh perspectives.

GeoVille kicks off the H2020 EO VAS project

1st March 2017

A new project, bringing an even better value to Copernicus data, has started today. GeoVille is excited about the potential of the “Earth Observation Value Adding Services (EO VAS)” project and the cooperation with Sinergise – a GIS IT company situated in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

GAF team to provide technical assistance to GMES & Africa Support Programme

(Munich, 24 February 2017) GAF AG is pleased to announce the award of the “GMES and Africa Support Programme Technical Assistance Team” service contract by the European Commission. The services consist of the provision of support and consulting to the African Union Commission (AUC), which is coordinating the GMES & Africa initiative.

Airbus’ Fodder Production Index with good market introduction for Livestock farmers insurance against climate risks

Toulouse, 01 March 2017 – Within one year after its introduction, the Fodder Production Index for monitoring grass production is already being used by most of the insurance companies. Developed by Airbus based on its long experience in the agricultural sector it allows estimation and compensation, if applicable, without a site visit by an expert.

Snapplanet App wins Top Prize at Space App Camp

28 February 2017

Developers of an app that combines the increasing availability of satellite images with social networking took home the top prize at this year’s Space App Camp in Barcelona.

Crop watch

A smart agriculture solution is identifying areas at risk of insect swarming activities using satellite data, crowdsourcing and machine learning. Lena Nietbaur reports

Smarter farming

A new project hopes to offer German farmers the benefits of the latest advances in satellite imagery.

MDA to Acquire DigitalGlobe

San Francisco CA (SPX) Feb 27, 2017. DigitalGlobe brings to the combined company the industry’s most sophisticated satellite imaging constellation, a 17-year time-lapse image library, a world-class ground infrastructure, and a growing ecosystem of geospatial content producers and consumers leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to address complex global problems at scale.

Airbus Partners with Bird.i for Easy Access to Fresh Earth Observation Imagery

Toulouse, 27/02/2017: Airbus Defence and Space has closed a partnership agreement with Bird.i, a global platform for accessing the world’s best satellite, airborne and drone imagery. Objective of the partnership is to allow real-time on-line visualisation of Airbus Defence and Space freshest Pléiades and SPOT satellite images, and support the development of new applications and services across a wide range of related analytics markets.

Marine-EO: All eyes on Horizon 2020’s first Earth Observation Pre-Commercial Procurement

Azores, 23th February 2017

Since 1st of January 2017, the Horizon 2020 project Marine-EO has been officially started, aiming at the implementation of the first Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) for Earth Observation services.

Sentinel-2B satellite ready for launch from Kourou – Copernicus´ ‘Colour Vision’ gets its second eye

Friedrichshafen, 24/02/2017 – Sentinel-2B, Europe´s next Copernicus satellite is being readied by engineers from Airbus for a 7 March 2017 lift-off from Kourou, French Guiana. Sentinel-2B will be the fifth satellite of Europe’s environmental monitoring programme Copernicus to be launched. Copernicus is an operational programme led by the European Commission (EC) in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA). The Copernicus Sentinels supply remote sensing data of the Earth to deliver key operational services related to environment and security.

Exhibition & Forum: Weather • Climate • Water EO and Green economy 2017

will take place in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, on 14-15 June 2017.

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