Tags : Earth Observation

SAR in Support of the War in Ukraine

Radar satellite imagery (SAR) offers great opportunities for assisting humanitarian operations during war, offering support to displaced people in their own and in hosting countries, like the current situation in Ukraine. It helps relief organizations to closely follow the number of people in need and their locations, by monitoring the areas affected by the war. […]Read More

Space for Ukraine: Call for Expertise

It is exactly four months ago today that Russian troops invaded the territory of Ukraine. The war in this country is still ongoing, with no end in sight. Groundstation has been reporting on the use of satellite data technologies in support of Ukraine, right from the first days of the war. Among the developing stories, […]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

Tips and Tools for EO Enthusiasts, Industry News and Updates:

This is the third issue of our monthly digest.  As usual, we make an overview of the news and insights we shared with you this month. #StandWithUkraine At Groundstation.space, we continue to share news and insights about the use of satellite data technologies during the war in Ukraine. This month we talked about Starlink in […]Read More


Join The Groundstation European Essay Competition 2022!

The Groundstation European Essay Competition provides a platform for young, ambitious students to exercise their writing skills and participate in the European Space Community At groundstation.SPACE we are striving to build a vibrant community of providers and users of Space data technologies. Content creation, webinars, matchmaking, these, as well as many other activities we carry […]Read More

Earth Observation: Space for Ukraine

From the first days of the invasion of Russian troops into the territory of Ukraine, we have written about the possibilities of using satellite data technologies to support the people of Ukraine. This week marks three months since the beginning of the war.  Space for Ukraine: the Latest News about Satellite Data Technology During the […]Read More

Interpreting SAR Satellite Images

The interpretation of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite images involves the identification and measurement of targets in a radar image. This radar image is the result of extensive data processing, including calibration, geometric, and radiometric corrections. Analysing SAR images: finding your targets A target may be any feature or object which can be observed in […]Read More

Living Planet Symposium Kicks Off Today

Attracting thousands of scientists and data users, the ESA Living Planet Symposium LPS22 is amongst the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world. For decades now, Earth observation has played a fundamental role in advancing our understanding of how our planet works and how it is being affected by climate change. While the need to […]Read More

Witnessing the Destruction of Mariupol from Space

Before the invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine, the city of Mariupol was a steel and machine-building centre stretching along the Sea of Azov, at the mouth of the Kalmius and Kalchik rivers. Today, Mariupol has become the hottest spot in the Donetsk region and is one of the most tragic pages in the chronicle […]Read More