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Earth Observation Missions
Research and Applications
31 May 2017
There has been an important development in the big crack cutting across the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
The Van Allen radiation belts surrounding Earth shrink and swell due to plasma waves moving through them, an analysis of satellite data suggests.
A marked increase in central Pacific Ocean sea surface temperatures during the strong 2015-2016 El Niño lofted abnormal amounts of cloud ice and water vapor unusually high up into the atmosphere, creating conditions similar to what could happen on a larger scale in a warming world.
05 - 08 September 2017
Organisation: Remote Sensing Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc)
Location: London, United Kingdom
This annual conference is titled Earth and Planets: Making the most of our observations. It will cover a range of remote sensing themes:
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.