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Promote your EO Service in the Best Service Challenge
The Best Service Challenge seeks profiles of existing Earth Observation services. The winning service will be promoted extensively to the international Copernicus community and dedicated media, incl. an article on www.esa.int/gmes. Moreover the winner of the Best Service Challenge will benefit from a substantial satellite data quota made available with financial support by the European Commission worth EUR 40,000 ... [MORE]

European Space Imaging celebrate a decade as key VHR data provider to the European Commission's CwRS Campaign
For the 10th year, European Space Imaging (EUSI) is supporting the European Commission in the Controls with Remote Sensing program (CwRS) with timely delivery of Very High-Resolution (VHR) satellite data. The yearly CwRS campaign involves around 1,000 images. In total, more than 240,000 km² are covered each year as part of the program - twice the area of England ... [MORE]
Developing Agriculture from the Sky
From 800 km high, Earth-observing satellites are assisting international development organisations with their work in developing countries. Satellites enable objective observations of the status of remote rural areas consistently over space and time ... [MORE]
Gfg2 Summer School
The second Gfg2 summer school taking place from 1-3 July 2013 in Potsdam/Germany will be dedicated to teach fundamentals and applications of the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) as a powerful tool for remote sensing and Earth observation. Submission deadline is 17 May 2013 ... [MORE]

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What percentage of the EU is covered by farmland?

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Promote your EO Service in the Best Service Challenge
European Space Imaging celebrate a decade as key VHR data provider to the European Commission's CwRS Campaign
Developing Agriculture from the Sky
Gfg2 Summer School
number of the month

800 More than 800 million people worldwide suffer from chronic hunger and malnutrition.
Source: ESA
dates and events

1 May to 15 September
Submission phase Best Service Challenge

1 June to 15 September
Public Voting for all submitted Services

13 to 16 May
Geospatial World Forum
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

23 May
SMEs and entrepreneurs: boosting business using satellite applications
Bratislava, Slovakia

29 to 30 May
2nd GMES/Copernicus National User Forum Day
Prague, The Czech Republic


 

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