In this section you can find all most recent news items from the remote sensing community, a calendar of events as well as remote sensing related opportunities.

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Latest announcements


One year Adrift, but Not Far

In July 2017, a huge iceberg dramatically broke away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula. But the aftermath has been a bit more drawn-out, as the ... » more


MetOp-C Launch Campaign Kicks Off

The MetOp-C launch campaign has kicked off with the first of three Antonovs landing at Cayenne Airport, French Guiana on 20 June.

MetOp-C arrives at Cayenne
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ESA's wind Satellite Aeolus shows off

Before ESA’s Aeolus satellite is packed up and shipped to French Guiana for liftoff in August, media representatives had the chance to see this wind measuring Earth Explorer satellite standing ... » more


Decades of Satellite Monitoring Reveal Antarctic Ice Loss

New research review provides insights into the continent’s response to climate warming

Scientists from the University of Maryland, the University of Leeds and the University of California, San Diego, have reviewed ... » more


Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data

 Following months of tests and careful evaluation, the first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a range of trace gases ... » more

Latest opportunities

16/07/2018 - 24/07/2018

Teagasc -- Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 - Crops, Environment and Land Use Programme

Job vacancy

Basic Function of the post:

  • Investigate application of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology to create high resolution risk assessment tools to map surface and subsurface pollutant transfer, allowing cost-effective targeting ... » more

16/07/2018 - 20/07/2018

AOC Archaeology Group -- Geomatics & GIS Data Manager/Technician

Job vacancy

AOC Archaeology Group is one of the leading commercial archaeology companies in the UK, comprising a highly skilled and dynamic team and offering a full range of archaeological fieldwork, consultancy, ... » more

16/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Scottish Borders Council -- Information Systems Officer

Job vacancy

A permanent full time post has arisen for an Information Systems Officer at the Council headquarters at Newtown St Boswells located in the centre of the picturesque Scottish Borders. This ... » more

16/07/2018 - 20/07/2018

GFZ Helmholtz Centre Potsdam -- Scientist Computer Science / Geoinformatics

Job vacancy

The Section Geoinformatics develops concepts, methods and technologies for the exploration, analysis, and synthesis of complex and heterogeneous spatiotemporal data. Within the project "SEVA" we develop a web-based approach to ... » more

16/07/2018 - 31/07/2018

PMOD/WRC -- Director of the Center

Job vacancy

The PMOD/WRC is a renowned reference laboratory and research institution supported by the Swiss Confederation, the Canton of the Grisons, and the municipality of Davos, operated under the auspices of ... » more

Upcoming Events

23/07/2018 - 27/07/2018



The IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) and the Organizing Committee cordially invite you to participate to the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2018, the 38th annual ... » more

15/08/2018 - 17/08/2018

HyspIRI Science and Applications workshop


The overarching goals of the 2018 HyspIRI Science and Applications Workshop are:

  1. Report the status of key HyspIRI science and applications objectives developed and advanced over past decade, including related airborne ... » more

03/09/2018 - 07/09/2018

EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2018


The challenges for meteorology are growing. Citizens, decision-makers, indeed all of society require information on the consequences of our changing climate, and especially on weather and climate hazards that seem ... » more

12/09/2018 - 14/09/2018

EuroGEOSS Workshop 2018


The EuroGEOSS Workshop will take place on 12-14 September 2018 at the University of Geneva and the Museum of Ethnography. It is co-organised by the Swiss Federal Office for the ... » more

17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018

EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference 2018


EUMETSAT has organised a meteorological satellite conference every year for over thirty years. During that time, the conference has become a key annual event for the meteorological and scientific communities ... » more

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