Latest Earth observation Stories

2012-03-26 09:12:19

Earth-observing satellites can map natural phenomena such as floods and earthquakes, track hurricanes and monitor land subsidence across the globe. This information can be valuable to insurance companies for risk and damage assessment.

2011-10-03 11:36:18

Future Earth observation scientists: learn about using satellite data for science and applications development.

2010-12-02 14:06:31

Although finding a successor to the Kyoto Protocol is a major item on the agenda at the 2010 UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, delegates are also working hard to establish an international climate monitoring system.

2010-08-16 17:44:53

From 14 - 25 August 2010, scientists from around the world will gather in Southern Turkey to measure the spectral reflectance of a few square kilometres of salt.

2010-07-21 10:05:00

UK Science Minister David Willetts has announced plans to open an observation hub designed to keep tabs on ecological information, including data related to deforestation and climate change.

2010-06-22 23:01:00

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, and its members are applying engineering and technology principles to address issues of global environmental impact, including monitoring natural disasters and tracking man-induced hazards such as forest fires, oil spills and other types of chemical contamination.

2009-11-17 12:15:00

Co-chairs from China, European Commission, South Africa, United States WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-11-17 09:14:21

The United States is hosting the sixth plenary meeting of the Group on Earth Observations, or GEO, this week at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, in Washington.

2009-11-16 07:30:00

Focus on Climate, Public Health, Energy, Water Quality, Food Security, Sea Level Rise WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-10-21 10:50:00

The head of an international earth observation group announced plans join forces with space agencies and Google to monitor deforestation, which accounts for about one-fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions.

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