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


Terrascope Releases its First EO Browser

Terrascope, ESA's Belgian Collaborative Ground Segment for the dissemination of Sentinel data, has just undergone a pretty impressive update. Three major changes:

1. EO browser
Firstly, a state-of-the-art Terraviewer, enabling you to ...
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Sentinel-3B Launch Opens New Era for Operational Oceanography

The successful launch on April 25th of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite from Plesetsk, Russia, will establish the European backbone of a space-based, global ocean monitoring system at the service ... » more


Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth

Many Earth observation satellites make use of an added ingredient to ensure reliable, good quality environmental data: the Moon.

While the surface of the Earth is ever changing, the face of ...
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CryoSat reveals retreat of Patagonian glaciers

While ESA’s CryoSat continues to provide clear insight into how much sea ice is being lost and how the Antarctic and Greenlandic ice sheets are changing, the mission has again ... » more

Latest opportunities

18/05/2018 - 11/07/2018

VUB, Vakgroep Geografie -- Bijzonder Assisterend Academisch Personeel

Job vacancy

Ondersteuning academisch onderwijs:

  • Oefeningen- en practicabegeleiding in bachelor- en masteronderwijs: cartografie, geo-informatiekunde en aardobservatie
  • Tutoring bachelorstudenten Geografie
  • Ontwikkeling en coördinatie van transversaal projectonderwijs
Onderzoek rond ruimtelijke analyse van interacties tussen mens ... » more

08/05/2018 - 01/09/2020

EIC Horizon Prize for Early Warning for Epidemics

Call for proposal

The European Commission launched a €5 million prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics. It is one of six European Innovation Council ... » more

03/05/2018 - 30/05/2018

Copernicus App Lab set to kick off beta testing phase

General announcement

From 12 April to 30 May 2018 you get the chance to be among the first to test the Copernicus App Lab tools. You will have a chance to experience ... » more

11/04/2018 - 31/05/2018

University of Leipzig -- W3 Professorship “Remote Sensing of the Water Cycle in the Earth System”

Job vacancy

The professorship has to be filled as a joint appointment with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ).

The successful candidate is distinguished by an outstanding expertise in satellite-based remote sensing ...
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11/04/2018 - 31/05/2018

University of Leipzig -- W3 Professorship “Remote sensing in geo- and ecosystem research”

Job vacancy

The successful candidate is distinguished by outstanding expertise in remote sensing of terrestrial geo- and ecosystems and their dynamics. The thematic focus of the offered position lies on the analysis ... » more

Upcoming Events

22/05/2018 - 22/05/2018

GTEO -- Groupe de Travail en Observation de la Terre


Le Groupe de Travail mixte (sociétés, universités et centres de recherche) en Observation de la Terre (GTEO) est une organisation conjointe de l’ISSeP et du pôle de compétitivité Skywin. Sur ... » more

25/05/2018 - 26/05/2018

ActInSpace hackathon


ActInSpace at a Glance
Tackle ActInSpace’s challenges and unleash your entrepreneurial potential! ActInSpace® is an international innovation contest inspiring young women and men worldwide to meet challenges based on space technologies, ...
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28/05/2018 - 01/06/2018

50th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics


The 50th edition of the International Liege Colloquium of Ocean Dynamics is a perfect reason to celebrate and review the advances made in studying the oceans during the last several ... » more

29/05/2018 - 31/05/2018

Proba-V Symposium


After more than 4 years of successful operations, PROBA-V is consolidating its role as key data provider to the Copernicus Global Land Service and as valuable complement to Sentinel-2 and ... » more

05/06/2018 - 05/06/2018

AM/FM-GIS Belux: seminar "GIS and Augmented Reality"


(Nederlandstalige versie)

Augmented reality (AR) is een “nieuwe” technologie die toch al in de jaren 1980 opdook aan het MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) en bij de onderzoeksteams van het Amerikaanse ...
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05/06/2018 - 05/06/2018

INNOspace Masters conference and Award Ceremony


Over 80 submitted ideas from 18 different countries indicate the interest in the INNOspace Masters competition. Research approaches, innovative business models and new technology and communication solutions for aerospace systems ... » more

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