Upcoming events

June 30, 2016

Copernicus Agriculture and Forestry Applications User Requirements Workshop
Brussels , Belgium
Thursday June 30, 2016

July 04, 2016

Free Open Source Software for Satellite Image Processing
Monday July 4, 2016 — Friday July 8, 2016

Leipzig , Germany
Monday July 4, 2016 — Saturday July 9, 2016

July 05, 2016

Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday July 5, 2016 — Wednesday July 6, 2016

July 06, 2016

Salzburg , Austria
Wednesday July 6, 2016 — Thursday July 7, 2016

July 07, 2016

Beijing , China
Thursday July 7, 2016 — Friday July 8, 2016

July 09, 2016

Hamburg , Germany
Saturday July 9, 2016

July 10, 2016

Beijing , China
Sunday July 10, 2016 — Friday July 15, 2016

July 11, 2016

Farnborough , United Kingdom
Monday July 11, 2016 — Sunday July 17, 2016

San Diego, California , USA
Monday July 11, 2016 — Friday July 15, 2016
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Accessing Landsat and Sentinel-2 on Amazon Web services


The cloud has made it easier to process large amount of data, and satellite imagery processing benefits from cloud processing too. One of the cloud services that offers access to satellite images, and abilities to process them in the cloud – no more need to download it to your computer and process it there – is Amazon Web Services. If you’ve never worked with cloud processing, getting started with AWS can be a bit daunting. This tutorial gives beginners an introduction to accessing satellite images – Landsat and Sentinel-2 – on AWS.

EUMETSAT’s Director-General, Alain Ratier, and Jean-Yves Le Gall, President of CNES, signed a cooperation agreement on the ARGOS Data Collection System to be included in the payload of the Metop-SG satellites of the EUMETSAT Polar System of Second Generat


The agreement was signed in the presence of Christophe Vassal, chairman of the Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS) Board, the operator of ARGOS and a subsidiary formed by CNES and the French Ifremer institute in 1986, which – like EUMETSAT – is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

Combining Imagery Forces Are Sentinel-1A + Sentinel-1B


The twin Sentinel-1 satellites have—for the first time—combined to show their capability for revealing even small deformations in Earth’s surface.

DigitalGlobe and Esri Announce New Long-Term Partnership to Expand World Imagery Map


DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced an agreement to make more current satellite imagery of the entire world available to users of Esri’s ArcGIS product family.

Rocket in your pocket selected by EARSC as the European Earth Observation Product of the Year


For the first year, under the umbrella of the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation ConnectinGEO project, the EARSC competition “European EO product of the year” rewarded a company which has developed the most innovative product integrating an element of open data.

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