Upcoming events

March 24, 2017


Sofia , Bulgaria
Friday March 24, 2017

March 29, 2017

Eye on Earth: GEO and the SDG´s
Webinar ,
Wednesday March 29, 2017

April 03, 2017


Rosario, Argentina ,
Monday April 3, 2017 — Friday April 7, 2017

Colorado Springs , USA
Monday April 3, 2017 — Thursday April 6, 2017

Sidney, Australia ,
Monday April 3, 2017 — Tuesday April 4, 2017

April 04, 2017


ingapore ,
Tuesday April 4, 2017 — Thursday April 6, 2017

April 06, 2017


Brussels , Belgium
Thursday April 6, 2017 — Friday April 7, 2017

April 10, 2017


Muscat, Oman ,
Monday April 10, 2017 — Tuesday April 11, 2017

April 12, 2017


Grenoble , Estonia
Wednesday April 12, 2017 — Thursday April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017


Moscow , Russia
Thursday April 13, 2017 — Friday April 14, 2017

April 19, 2017


Zurich , Switzerland
Wednesday April 19, 2017 — Friday April 21, 2017

The Hague , Netherlands
Wednesday April 19, 2017 — Friday April 21, 2017

April 20, 2017


Florence , Italy
Thursday April 20, 2017 — Friday April 21, 2017

April 23, 2017


Vienna , Austria
Sunday April 23, 2017 — Friday April 28, 2017
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News

EARSC is hiring !

The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies, EARSC is looking for a Market analyst to join its team.

ISRO to launch record 83 satellites in one go in January

BENGALURU: ISRO today said it would launch a record 83 satellites in one go using its workhorse PSLV-C37 toward the end of January.

11th GEO European Projects Workshop

We are pleased to announce that the 11th GEO European Projects Workshop will take place from 19th to 21st June 2017 in Helsinki. It is co-organised by the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the European Commission. Please book these dates in your calendars!

INSPIRE WCS adopted

December 2016 – Last month INSPIRE officially adopted the OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) as INSPIRE Coverage Download Service. Jordi Escriu, Facilitator of the corresponding Thematic Cluster 3, calls “WCS the natural way to deliver and exploit coverage data”.

Airbus Defence and Space Celebrates Five Years of the First Pléiades Satellite Launch

Five years ago, the very high-resolution satellite Pléiades 1A was launched from the Guiana Space Center, joined by its twin Pléiades 1B a few months later. This was the start of what is known as the Pléiades constellation, which makes it possible to create imagery product of every point of the globe at a 50cm resolution within a few hours and to guarantee a daily revisit, with more than one million km² acquired each day.

New marine data and products from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite are being distributed simultaneously to African and European users.

Monday, 19 December 2016. The new information on Sea Surface Height, Ocean Colour and Sea Surface Temperature, disseminated via EUMETCast, EUMETSAT’s flexible data dissemination system, will ensure improved management of fishing zones and security for fishermen at sea as well as the forecast of harmful algae bloom and coastal protection.

A new perspective of our planet

By Benazir Wehelie, Special to CNN. October 16, 2016

SPARTACUS: Satellite-based asset tracking for disaster operations

(By Clemente Fuggini -December 16, 2016 )

Drones Offer $19.9 Billion Opportunity for Satellite © NSR

[Via Satellite 12-13-2016] Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), or drones, could offer the satellite industry a $19.9 billion revenue opportunity over the next decade, according to a new report by Northern Sky Research (NSR). As the need for government UAS satellite communications and commercial imaging services arise alongside the rising use of drones in industries such as agriculture, maintenance, real estate and others, the satellite industry could see opportunity, but also competition, from drones.

Digging Into The Accuracy Of Satellite Surveying Results In PhotoSat Report

PhotoSat has announced the publication of 21 new satellite surveying accuracy studies on their website—these studies include data from seven different stereo satellite systems, with the best results showing elevation surveying accuracies of better than 15 cm.

Earth-i announces a major contract award from the Government of Queensland, Australia

Earth-i, the innovative British distributor of Earth Observation and information services, announced today that it has been awarded the contract to supply the government of the state of Queensland, Australia with very high resolution optical imagery of the entire state.

GAF, GeoVille, SIRS and e-GEOS contracted by the European Environment Agency to implement the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service ‹ High Resolution Layers 2015

(Munich, December 14, 2016) The European Environment Agency (EEA) has recently contracted GAF AG and its international partners to implement the update of the Copernicus High Resolution Layers (HRLs) Imperviousness, Forest, Grassland, Water/Wetness and Small Woody Features in the frame of the continental component of the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS).

Reissued: call for Earth Explorer 9 proposals

(14 Dec 2016) Scientists involved in Earth observation have another opportunity to submit a proposal for ESA’s next Earth Explorer satellite mission.

UAV Remote Sensing Applications (7th Edition)

One week course about photogrammetry and remote sensing techniques using UAV aerial images. A broad board of top level UAV professionals and researchers has been invited to share their knowledge and experience on a wide variety of UAV and remote sensing related topics.

South Africa Buoys Space Interest with Teen Cubesat Program

[Via Satellite 12-08-2016] The Cape Town-based Meta Economic Development Organization (MEDO) has bought the first privately owned satellite in Africa, and perhaps more remarkably, the company is teaching teenage girls to build and analyze the data coming off of the spacecraft.

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