Tags : Copernicus

EO-Lab is Launched – New Access to Earth Observation Data

How can we measure the wellbeing of our planet? Scientists and researchers in Germany are now offered a new platform for analysing Earth observation satellite data. The new EO-Lab has been commissioned by the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and […]Read More

A History of Copernicus

Even though the history of Copernicus is not yet that long, it has grown from a modest, but very ambitious start in 1998 to the largest Earth Observation programme in the world in 2022! This article was originally published on the Copernicus Observer blog on 20 June 2022. It was moderated and edited for republication […]Read More

SAR Satellites for Flood Monitoring

One of the biggest challenges of climate change is water-related. Flooding of cities is a natural hazard that occurs in many countries worldwide, generating economic, material and human loss. These floods bring misery to those that live in the areas affected. Water can come into people’s houses, pollute drinking water, break down electricity supply, block […]Read More

Copernicus Masters 2022 Open For Submissions

For the 12th time, the Copernicus Masters 2022 is opening its submissions to award innovative solutions that use Copernicus Earth observation (EO) and other space data. The competition partners, with global players from institutions, research and industry, are awarding dedicated challenges and prizes. The common goal of the Copernicus Masters and its partners is to […]Read More

How Satellites are Managing Wildfires

Spring and summer are the peak seasons for wildfires. Its consequences can be devastating, ranging from significant loss of forest areas and risks to residential areas, to animal deaths and severe air pollution. One of the best tools to monitor these wildfires are satellites. Observing Fire from Space Satellite images and weather data help not […]Read More

EU Funding 4 Copernicus Water Applications

On the first day of summer, the Water-ForCE project held a webinar on EU Funding 4 Copernicus Water Applications. At this event, participants learned was introduced to current funding sources for Copernicus water applications, as well as success stories. ESA HYDROCOASTAL Project The topic “Improving SAR Altimeter processing over the coastal zone and inland waters […]Read More

Meet ONDA DIAS: Watch the Introduction Webinar

Earlier this week, Groundstation.Space hosted the free webinar “Introduction to ONDA DIAS”, in collaboration with Serco. Everyone who is interested in working with Copernicus data was invited to join. Franck Ranera, from SERCO Digital Solutions, explained about the services in ONDA. During the online event Franck shared tips and insights about how to work with […]Read More

EO Made Easy: Comparison of Sentinel Hub EO Browser and

It is often thought that Earth Observation is difficult. People think you need deep knowledge of data manipulation, know where to find the right data sets, understand complex GIS tools and have expert data mapping skills. Now this may have been the case ten years ago, but with the advance of new, intuitive tools like […]Read More

Public-Private Partnerships for Copernicus Water Services

This week the Water-ForCE project held a webinar on Public-Private Partnerships for Copernicus Water Services. During this event speakers and participants looked at how European and international regulations enable Copernicus water applications. PrimeWater Project Dr. Mariano Bresciani, the senior researcher at CNR, held a presentation with the long title “Earth Observation for supporting freshwater reservoirs […]Read More

Comparing Copernicus DIAS Services

To facilitate and standardise access to Earth Observation data, the European Commission established five cloud-based platforms. These platforms provide centralised access to Copernicus data and information, as well as to processing tools. These platforms are known as the DIAS: Data and Information Access Services. The five online DIAS platforms allow users to find, manage, process […]Read More