Research and Applications
NASA has signed an agreement with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to support innovative efforts to better understand, anticipate, and monitor natural hazards, including drought, flooding, and landslides, in and around the city.
26 May 2016
Cyclone Roanu has claimed over 100 lives in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and has left tens of thousands in need of aid. Officials are looking to the sky for information on flooded areas to analyse the cyclone's aftermath and support emergency response activities.
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The latest issue of the DLRmagazine is available, and presents some of DLR's latest activities. Amongst the topics covered in this issue they look at how satellites are viewing our changing world for climate research and other applications.
20 - 24 June 2016
Organisation: European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL)
Location: Bonn, Germany
EARSeL is a scientific network of European remote sensing laboratories, coming from both academia and commercial/industrial sector, which covers all fields of geoinformation and earth observations through remote sensing. All scientists, professionals and researchers involved or interested in the field of the symposium are strongly encouraged to present their papers in many subjects including:
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.