December 14, 2014
During the last few decades, average global temperatures have been on the rise, and this warming is happening much faster in the Arctic and Antarctic. Scientists are hard at work studying how rising temperatures are affecting Earth’s polar regions.
October 23, 2014
PARIS, Oct. 23, 2014—Within the first days of its operational life, the Sentinel-1A satellite has provided data for marine services in the Arctic. During the first week of the satellite’s operational data supply, experts from the Technical University of Denmark and the Danish Meteorological Institute working under the Horizon 2020 MyOcean Follow-On project used the data
October 22, 2014
PARIS, Oct. 22, 2014—Airbus Defence and Space and seismic multi-client acquisition and imaging specialists Spectrum Geo, have produced a joint study correlating natural oil seeps identified from radar and optical satellites with 2D seismic data to assist hydrocarbon exploration in the Adriatic Sea. This unique study, timed to coincide with Croatia’s first offshore licensing round
October 20, 2014
The radar satellite TerraSAR-X has been orbiting the Earth since June 2007; in June 2010 its twin, TanDEM-X, followed it into space. For almost four years, the two satellites have been operated in a close flight formation by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR). During this time, the satellites have
September 25, 2014
The lava outflow on the Holuhraun field northeast of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano continues unabated. The lava field has grown to cover an area greater than 25 square kilometers.
September 17, 2014
RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 11, 2014—PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Canadian Space Agency to develop a commercial end-to-end interferometric processing capability for environmental monitoring. This contract will allow PCI to develop a commercial, end-to-end