September 2014
Radar vision maps Napa Valley earthquake

Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years. ...



August 2014
Sentinel-1 – Earth's topography as a coloured pattern

The radar system on board the European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-1A satellite has been imaging Earth's surface in 250-kilometre swathes since April 2014. ...



August 2014
Sentinel-1 poised to monitor motion

Although it was only launched a few months ago and is still being commissioned, the new Sentinel-1A radar satellite has already shown that it can be used to generate 3D models of Earth’s surface and will be able to closely monitor land and ice surface deformation. ...



July 2014
Monitoring Water Quality Down Under

Former Copernicus Masters competition winner EOMAP has launched a new web-based application that provides daily maps of Australia's coastal water quality ...

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Since 2011, the annual Copernicus Masters competition is awarding prizes to innovative solutions for business and society based on Earth observation data. In the 2014 Copernicus Masters competition, participants could choose from various topic specific challenges. Submission was possible from 15 April to 20 July 2014, all completed proposals are undergoing evaluation at the moment.











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