News of the week
NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) has captured new imagery of three wildfires burning in California and Nevada -- the first image of its kind to be taken by the agency's newest Earth-observing mission.
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03 August 2018
JRC scientists have carried out a dam break analysis to assist with emergency response efforts following catastrophic flooding in Attapeu Province in Laos.
29 October - 02 November 2018
Organisation: Group on Earth Observations
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Workshop overview: Join the GEO community in Kyoto, Japan, for GEO Week 2018 and the GEO-XV Plenary.
This gathering of GEO's 105 Member governments and 126 Participating Organizations will explore efforts and opportunities for the use of Earth observations for the benefit of humankind, focusing on GEO's three priority areas:
Those interested in hosting a GEO Week side event can find all relevant information and the application form here.
EO Missions Database
Visit the eoPortal database to find out about spaceborne EO missions and sensors to discover more about past, operational and future missions. This is complemented with detailed articles of airborne sensors.
This database is based on the book of Herbert J. Kramer Observation of the Earth and its Environments and describes over 600 missions in detail. Online updated version of "Earth Observation History of Technical Introduction" available as of January 02, 2017.