Earth Observation

Earth Day Inspires Environmental Actions Around the World

Originally Published by ENS - Thousands of Earth Day actions yesterday brought people together to plant trees and preserve forests, create cleaner, greener cities and safeguard wildlife.

Posted on April 23rd, 2014
Earth Observation

EarthSky’s meteor shower guide for 2014

It’s time for the Lyrid meteor shower! Watch late night April 21 through dawn April 22. The waning moon interferes when it rises in the middle of the night, but the Lyrids tend to be bright. You might see some streaking along in bright moonlight.

Posted on April 21st, 2014
Earth Observation

UNEP Live: Building an Information Powerhouse

Can a new kind of website transform how environmental data are collected and shared? The creators of UNEP Live think it just might.

Osha Gray Davidson, posted on April 18th, 2014
Earth Observation

Americas set for total lunar eclipse

Originally by BBC- Skywatchers in the Americas will be able to catch a rare celestial show as Earth's shadow falls across the Moon.

Posted on April 14th, 2014
Earth Observation

Social Earth Observation – Blog Edition

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite blogs on Earth observation and remote sensing.

Sarah Frazier, posted on April 14th, 2014
Earth Observation, Quick Look, Technology

Sustainable Mobility Partnership Forged at World Urban Forum

MEDELLIN, Colombia, April 10, 2014 (ENS) - Achieving sustainable transport and mobility globally is one of the three critical areas of focus for the new Greener Cities Partnership launched Tuesday at the World Urban Forum in Medellin.

Posted on April 11th, 2014
Earth Observation

SERVIR-Africa: Sharing Data for Member Benefit

The SERVIR-Africa partnership with RCMRD promotes an increase in data sharing among RCMRD's member nations. A flood modeling system that will help member states anticipate and prepare for flooding is in its pilot stages.

Sarah Frazier, posted on April 6th, 2014
Disasters, Earth Observation, Quick Look

Cruising for Ocean Data

Originally Published by NASA - Scientists from NASA are cruising on a research vessel from New Zealand to Tahiti by way of the Southern Ocean. Their objective: gather detailed measurements of Pacific sea water that will be used to validate satellite measurements

Posted on April 5th, 2014
Earth Observation, Technology, Water

Sentinel-1A launch timeline

Originally Published by ESA - launch dayFind below a detailed timeline for the launch of Sentinel-1A on 3 April 2014. Liftoff is set for 21:02:31 GMT on Soyuz ST flight VS07 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. This is a real-time activity and all times are subject to change.

Posted on April 3rd, 2014
Earth Observation

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Earth Science Radar Imaging Mission Travels to Central and South America

Earth Science Radar Imaging Mission Travels to Central and South America