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

“Farmstar” Enriches its Offer With New Recommendations

“Farmstar”, a service of Airbus Defence and Space and ARVALIS – Institut du végétal for precision farming based on satellite information, has been further improved: new images acquired by the SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellites will make it possible to issue intra-field recommendations for areas as small as 1 hectare.

Charlotte Bishop Takes the Chair for the GRSG

In closing the 2016 Annual Conference for the Geologic Remote Sensing Group (GRSG), Chairman Luke Bateson, of the British Geological Survey, also stood down from his post, after serving his three year term. Following an overwhelmingly popular and unanimous vote at the Annual General Meeting that took place during the conference, he handed over the running of the Group to Charlotte Bishop.

Earth observation, geographic information systems and Plasmodium falciparum malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

This review highlights the progress and current status of remote sensing (RS) and geographical information systems (GIS) as currently applied to the problem of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

EUMETSAT extends Metop-A lifetime, approves contract, and signs agreements for extracting new environmental products from observations of next generation satellites

(Thursday, 08 December 2016) The EUMETSAT Council agreed that the ageing, but still healthy, Metop-A satellite will be exploited on a “drifting” orbit from June 2017 onwards, in order to extend its useful lifetime from 2019 to 2022.

San Francisco Millenium Tower: InSAR results by TRE ALTAMIRA

Vancouver, 5 December 2016. TRE ALTAMIRA has processed 7 years of TerraSAR-X data to measure movement on and around the Millennium Tower in San Francisco.

Council meeting held at ministerial level on 1 and 2 December 2016

EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY Lucerne 2 December 2016

Earth Observation for Sustainable Development - Launch of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa

The African Union and European Commission have launched a 30 million Euro programme for the implementation of the ‘Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa’ initiative.

Sharing EO satellite data to help understand our planet

1 December 2016

Since the launch of the first Earth-observing satellites in the 1970s, numerous missions from international space organisations have taken to the sky. Today, decades of data are helping scientists to build a better picture of changes to our planet.

Meet the Copernicus Relays

More than 60 organisations have applied to become part of the growing family of Copernicus ambassadors across Europe. The Commission’s objective is to engage with national, regional and local stakeholders for Copernicus user uptake through the creation of a Network of Copernicus helpdesks/information points called the Copernicus Relays.

EARSC at the High Level Forum: Space as a Driver for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development

EARSC Vice-Chairman, Giovanni SYLOS LABINI, presented at the First High Level Forum wich was held in Dubai on 20-24 November 2016. This event was organized jointly by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency

The SpaceDataHighway is Open for Traffic

Airbus Defence and Space starts the initial service of its SpaceDataHighway. This represents a step change in the speed of space communications. Ultra-broadband laser communications and the geostationary orbit of the relay satellites combine to deliver a unique, secure, near real time data transfer service, – making data latency a thing of the past.

Sustainable Development: EU sets out its priorities

(Strasbourg, 22 November 2016) Today, the European Commission is setting out a strategic approach for achieving sustainable development in Europe and around the world.

Venture capital available for space-based companies

(22 November 2016) The Seraphim Space Fund of venture capital, currently worth £50 million, is set to boost European small, medium and start-up companies developing space-based applications, services and technologies.

“Internationalisation of European EO companies” workshop

The “Internationalisation of European EO companies” workshop will be held at DG GROW, on 22 November 2016. The event belongs to the “Copernicus User Forum Industry Workshop” series.

Exprodat & MapAction Take on Matthew

Exprodat, the oil and gas ArcGIS platform specialist, Esri Gold Partner and Getech group company, has always made it part of the company ethos to support their staff in pursuing extra-curricular activities and several have volunteered to work for the charity MapAction in disaster zones around the world.

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