Tags : Emergency Management Services

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

3 Weeks, 12 Copernicus EMS Wildfire Activations

After three activations for floods in north western Europe in two days in July, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) Rapid Mapping service was activated for wildfires twelve times in the last three weeks. These twelve activations represent almost a third of activations in 2021. These rapid successions of activations may be seen both as […]Read More