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ESA satellites focusing on the Arctic

... The Arctic is undergoing rapid transformation due to climate change, pollution and human activity. ESA's ers and Envisat satellites have been providing satellite data of the region for the last 17 years. These long term data sets in combination with ESA's fut...

Wilkins Ice Shelf hanging by its last thread

... is connected to Charcot and Latady Islands, had been stable for most of the last century before it began retreating in the 1990s. By studying ESA ers SAR satellite images since the 1990s, Braun and his colleague Dr Angelika Humbert from the Institute of Geophysics, Mnster University, have found the ...

UN climate conference hears how EO can help

...tent cloud cover, which prevents traditional satellite sensors from making regular acquisitions. Satellite radar sensors flown aboard ESAs Envisat and ers satellites are able to produce reliable high-quality images of these areas because they are able to peer through clouds, haze and smoke. Using Env...

Space technology put into service for global water resources observations

...d to provide real-time information for flood forecasting. Among the most promising space missions are satellite altimetry missions, such as ESA's ers and Envisat and NASA-CNES Topex-Poseidon, that provide surface water levels (lakes, reservoirs, rivers, wetlands and floodplains) and space gravity mi...

Birth of an iceberg

...rises 10 percent of the WAIS. According to a study by scientists at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and University College London (UCL) using ESA's ers satellite data, a loss of 31-cubic km of ice from the WAISs interior from 1992 to 2001 was pinpointed to the Pine Island Glacier. The thinning cau...

EC unveils new EU maritime policy

...r, which ESA has been actively involved in over the last 25 years. ESAs ers satellites have been the main vehicles for testing and demonstrating the fe...tellite Earth Observation (EO) data in different maritime policy areas. The ers missions supported developments in oil slick detection, sea ice monitoring,...

Satellites shed light on global warming

...accelerated retreat and break-up of the Larsen Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula in the face of this warming through radar images acquired by ESA’s ers and Envisat satellites. The retreat has been accelerating since 1992 and has culminated in two collapse events: Larsen-A in January 1995 and La...

U-M team recovers ancient whale in Egyptian desert

...oxygen dependence ?could be replicated in humans, it could help buy time for critically ill patients on organ-transplant lists and in operating rooms, ers and battlefields, Roth said. "Manipulating this metabolic mechanism for clinical benefit potentially could revolutionize treatment for a host of hu...

Buying Time Through Hibernation on Demand

...oxygen dependence ?could be replicated in humans, it could help buy time for critically ill patients on organ-transplant lists and in operating rooms, ers and battlefields, Roth said. "Manipulating this metabolic mechanism for clinical benefit potentially could revolutionize treatment for a host of hu...
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