European Space Agency

Geospatial Data Available: Global Sea-surface Salinity

Data from three satellite missions has been merged to produce a global time-series showing sea-surface salinity measurements between 2010 and…

November 30, 2019

Geo Announcements: QGIS 3.6 Released, New Map Projections Added to ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro

In the latest geo announcements, QGIS 3.6 has been released, the European Space Agency announces a new school award, ArcGIS…

March 30, 2019

Monitoring Air Pollution with Sentinel-5P

Sentinel-5p will be one of the first satellites that provides high resolution pollution monitoring and will provide a large data…

November 7, 2017

Land Cover GIS Data from the European Space Agency

The European Space Agency has released land cover maps covering the 2000, 2005, and 2010 epochs.  Developed by ESA's Climate Change Initiative…

October 10, 2014

Satellites Show the Thinning of Alaskan Ice

In general, climate change is a term that refers to the significant transformations in global weather patterns over an extended…

February 19, 2014

Managing Africa’s Water from Space

Water is a vital component for human life, and one of the major problems facing the continent of Africa is…

September 23, 2015

Tracking Global Vegetation with Micro-Satellite Proba-V

The ESA, also known as the European Space Agency, has managed to do a lot of amazing feats in the…

May 7, 2014

Armchair Geography

Geospatial technology has allowed users the ability to travel the world without ever leaving home.  Users can explore the world,…

November 5, 2014

Envisat Satellite Malfunctioning

Envisat, the European Space Agency's (ESA) earth observation satellite, has stopped functioning properly.  Communication with the satellite was lost on…

September 29, 2014

Ice Mapping App

The European Space Agency has released a new iOS app for accessing ice data from the ESA's CryoSat mission.  Cryosat-2…

September 23, 2015