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ESA App Camp creates new ideas for using satellite data
Using satellite data to find areas of thermal updraft to fly gliders is just one of the innovative ideas developed over the week-long 'camp' to help bring Earth observation to the everyday user. In its second year, the App Camp - which was organised by Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen - saw 20 developers from 16 countries convene at ESA's ESRIN centre in Frascati, Italy.

The goal was to develop mobile applications – or apps – using Earth-monitoring data on smartphones ... [MORE]

App Camp participants 2013 with ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli
Sign up for the ESA App Challenge of the Copernicus Masters 2013
Participants in the Copernicus Masters 2013 can choose from a total of nine Challenges covering topics such as environmental monitoring, cloud computing, and mobile services. Mobile app developers are invited to submit their mobile application using satellite data to the ESA App Challenge and thus can compete for their share of this year's EUR 350,000 prize pool ... [MORE]
Crowdsourced in-situ Copernicus validation
GEO-PICTURES, the winner of the ESA App Challenge 2012, provides state-of-art solutions to emergency responders and environmental monitoring initiatives using satellite technology and geographic information systems ... [MORE]

DO YOU KNOW…?
Scientific committees dedicated to Antarctic research predict an increase of sea levels by the year 2100 of….?

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50 centimeters
1,4 Meters
2,3 Meters

Pine Island Glacier
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ESA App Camp
ESA App Challenge of the Copernicus Masters 2013
Crowdsourced in-situ Copernicus validation
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29.5 In 2013 worldwide revenues from mobile applications will almost reach 30 billion Dollars
Source: Gartner
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dates and events

1 June to 15 September
Submission phase for the Copernicus Masters

17 to 18 June
Droidcon, Paris, France

19 to 20 June
WorldView Global Alliance User Conference 2013, Munich, Germany

21 to 22 June
WhereCamp, Berlin, Germany

30 June
Deadline for submissions to GEO Illustration Challenge

 

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