Silver Anniversary for Ocean Altimetry Space Mission

Download this page in PDF format August 10th 1992 marked the launch of the TOPEX/Poseidon satellite, the first major oceanographic focussed mission. Twenty five years, and three successor satellites, later the dataset begun by TOPEX/Poseidon is going strong providing sea … Continue reading

Satellite is SPOT on!

Download this page in PDF format This week marks the thirtieth anniversary of the launch of the first SPOT satellite, making it one of the longest satellite time series datasets. The French Space Agency (CNES) established the series of Satellites … Continue reading

Time to Use Historical Data?

Download this page in PDF format Last week we noted how Earth Observation can be usedĀ for real-time disaster support, this week we are looking at another significant advantage of Earth Observation, namely historical data. In-situ measurements are great for right … Continue reading