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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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News

UN-GGIM Welcomes Alignment of Strategic Framework with 2030 Agenda

© Ana Maria Lebada Blog (4 August 2017) The UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) discussed implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during its seventh session. Senior officials and executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States and international geospatial experts from across the globe welcomed the alignment of GGIM’s Strategic Framework with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and discussed ways to support the alignment.

EOMALL ITT: Develop an on-line Marketplace for the EO Service sector

The Objective of this ITT is to develop an on-line Marketplace for the EO Service sector, as defined by EARSC study (MAEOS). Known as eoMALL, the platform will enable the interactive promotion of downstream EO-based products services focused on the needs of a global user-base. Specific attention will be given to 2 or 3 market segments with customer stakeholder involvement to ensure a use-oriented solution.

Opportunities offered by the Copernicus data and services: The point of view of Visioterra

Brussels, 4 August, 2017. VisioTerra was founded in 2004, an SME oriented towards Scientific Consulting for Earth Observation. This includes not only expertise, training and communication in remote sensing, but also software development using virtual globes and the next generation of cartographic products for GIS.

Precision farming via satellite imaging

27 July 2017. Precision farming is set to become even more precise with a new camera drawing on satellite imaging.
Thanks to research with ESA on new cameras, hyperspectral cameras flying on drones are now able to see details as small as 4–5 cm.

GAF AG Signs Distribution Partnership with Planet

28th July 2017. GAF’s GEO-Information experts have now signed up Planet, one of the global leading providers of high frequent Earth Observation data to extend GAF’s multisource satellite data and service portfolio for a new quality of timely observations.

The Romanian Forest Inspector in the spotlight

July 25th, 2017. In the last couple of weeks, the Forest Inspector has raised vivid discussions in the Romanian press about the status of the platform and the mobile application. TERRASIGNA has contributed to the platform development, and the facts below present the service evolution, as well as its progress’ deployment stages.

The Commercial UAV Show: New Applications and Opportunities for UAVs

The Show takes place 15-16 November at the ExCel in London. Now in its 4 th year The Commercial UAV Show has released the full conference agenda which includes contributions from NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence.

Planet wins second NGA satellite-imagery contract

WASHINGTON — Planet has won a second contract to provide satellite imagery to the U.S. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), beating out contenders UrtheCast, Orbital Insight and Sky Hawk Drone Services.

The GEO-CRADLE Networking Platform is now on line!

The new platform provides a wealth of information on key Earth Observation (EO) stakeholders from North Africa, Middle East and the Balkans. The users can navigate through the profiles of stakeholders and be informed on the existing networks, capacities, skills, etc. in the combined region. Whilst the platform is primarily targeting stakeholders from the region, organisations from other countries are invited to become part of the network. Interested stakeholders can easily complete their profile by providing their credentials and filling in a quick survey. The survey is split in five main sections: Contact Details, Activity Focus, Capacities, National Activities, Engagement in GEO-CRADLE.

Questions on Copernicus? Ask the Copernicus Support Office team!

Brussels, 21 July 2017. Many of our Copernicus Observer readers are already aware of the positive impact of the Copernicus programme on society and economy. Nevertheless, some questions remain up in the air when this impact is being discussed: how can citizens benefit from the plentiful archive and stream of free and open Earth Observation data and information? Where can we find this information? Is it fully free and available for anyone? How can it be integrated into a business to make it more successful or into a workflow to make it more efficient?

Airbus built Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite ready for launch

Stevenage 20/07/2017 – Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor is ready to leave Airbus’ Stevenage site for launch on a Rokot rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

Brainnwave Expands in Geo with Quarry One Eleven

(Edinburgh, July 2017) Brainnwave understands, that if people are going to make better decisions then they must have quick and simple access to the data they need, at the time they need them. This insight has driven the Edinburgh-based team of young entrepreneurs, data scientists, machine learning and software engineers and user-experience (UX) designers, to create a platform that removes any barriers between data suppliers and end-users.

EOmag 50th edition has been released!

The magazine is widely distributed: statistics show that about 3000 active readers among Industry and relevant Institutions worldwide are interested to go through EOmag articles! Enjoy the reading!

Demonstrating the inherent value of Copernicus

This article was first published in Copernicus observer on July 10th.

Airbus releases WorldDEM4Ortho, the most accurate elevation model for global orthorectification

Friedrichshafen, 06 July 2017 – Airbus Defence and Space has again expanded its WorldDEM portfolio with the launch of WorldDEM4Ortho.

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