Tag: ESA

Copernicus, Sentinel and your favourite GIS

The Copernicus Program provides an interesting alternative data source for your work with Landsat data… Sentinel images: Copernicus will deliver an unprecedented volume of free data, provide new…

Observing deforestation with Sentinel-1

While preparing for an upcoming presentation at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) I came across a topic that I thought might make an interesting blog…

Extracting information from Sentinel-1

SAR images can see through clouds and in darkness, and are therefore very useful for operational monitoring of our seas. Detecting ships, icebergs, wind patterns, and oil spills…

Downloading Sentinel satellite imagery

Sentinel is the buzzword for a series of Earth observation missions like Sentinel-1 (Land and Ocean monitoring,launched in April 2014), Sentinel-2 (land monitoring, launched in June 2015) and…