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Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

01 September 2014

A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm.

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Miankaleh (Iran)

This Deimos-1 image, acquired 21 August 2014, shows the Miankaleh Wildlife Sanctuary and Wetland situated in the extreme south-eastern part of the Caspian Sea. The Miankaleh peninsula is one of the richest ecological havens in West Asia.

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DigitalGlobe releases first images captured by WorldView-3

26 August 2014

DigitalGlobe Inc. released the first images from its WorldView-3 super-spectral, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite on 26 August 2014.

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NASA radar system surveys Napa Valley quake area

29 August 2014

NASA scientists are planning to conduct an airborne survey of earthquake fault displacements in the Napa Valley area of Northern California, using a sophisticated radar system developed by NASA's Jet propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.

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Operational cooperation with U.S. on Space Situational Awareness

29 August 2014

In the context of the Initial Joint Polar System it shares with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), EUMETSAT has entered into a Space Situational Awareness data-sharing agreement with the US Strategic Command to protect its satellites against collision with space debris.

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Italy commits more funds to second-generation radar satellites

28 August 2014

The Italian government's agreement to commit another 66.6 million euros ($88 million) to the design of a second-generation Cosmo-SkyMed radar satellite system will keep the program moving forward but does not assure it will be completed in time to assure continuity with the first-generation system, Italian government and industry officials said.

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Third International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment

16 - 19 March 2015

Organisation: Cyprus Remote Sensing Society / Cyprus University of Technology

Location: Cyprus

Conference Overview:

The Organising Committee of the 'Third International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment' invite interested persons to join them in Cyprus to network with leading experts in the field of Remote Sensing and Geo-information.

The Keynote Speakers and thought-provoking technical program will encourage the exchange of ideas and provide the foundation for future collaboration and innovation. The Technical Program is open to all topics in Remote Sensing and Geo-information of Environment and related techniques and applications.

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