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CEOS Support to SDG 15: Life On LandJune 24, 2022Categories: Sustainable Development Goals

This is the fifth in a series of six articles focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how Earth observation, in particular CEOS, can help in reaching these goals. The series of articles includes: CEOS Support to the UN Sustainable Development Goals CEOS Support to SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation  CEOS Support […]

ARD Newsletter #2: CEOS-ARD @ LPS22June 17, 2022Categories: ARD

The second edition of the CEOS-ARD Newsletter has been published! Read about the highlights of CEOS-ARD at ESA’s Living Planet Symposium, held 23-27 May, 2022.  

CEOS Support to SDG 14: Life Below WaterMay 30, 2022Categories: Sustainable Development Goals

This is the fourth in a series of six articles focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how Earth observation, in particular CEOS, can help in reaching these goals. The series of articles includes: CEOS Support to the UN Sustainable Development Goals CEOS Support to SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation  CEOS Support […]

ARSET Webinar Series: Atmospheric CO2 and CH4 Budgets to Support the Global StocktakeMay 8, 2022Categories: Capacity-Building / Training, Carbon, Climate

Recognising that the rapid build up of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and other anthropogenic greenhouse gases (GHGs) is the primary driver of climate change, Parties to the Paris Agreement have resolved to rapidly reduce their emissions. To track progress toward this goal, Parties are compiling inventories of anthropogenic GHG emissions and removals, which are […]

CEOS Support to SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesApril 29, 2022Categories: Sustainable Development Goals

This is the third in a series of six articles focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how Earth observation, in particular CEOS, can help in reaching these goals. The series of articles includes: CEOS Support to the UN Sustainable Development Goals CEOS Support to SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation  CEOS Support […]

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich: the new Reference Altimetry MissionApril 11, 2022Categories: Calibration/Validation, Ocean

Following the project scientists’ recommendation during the last Ocean Surface Topography Science team meeting, on 24 March, CEOS Ocean Surface Topography Virtual Constellation (OST-VC) members declared Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich as the new Reference Altimetry Mission for the worldwide altimetry constellation. For more than four decades, scientists have used satellite-based instruments known as radar altimeters to […]

CEOS-ARD Newsletter Issue #1April 11, 2022Categories: ARD

The first edition of the CEOS-ARD Newsletter has been published! Read about the new Aquatic Reflectance PFS, new CEOS-ARD products Sentinel-2 and EnMAP, and how CEOS-ARD is helping to power Digital Earth Africa.  

CEOS Support to SDG 6: Clean Water & SanitationMarch 22, 2022Categories: Sustainable Development Goals

This is the second in a series of six articles focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how Earth observation, in particular CEOS, can help in reaching these goals. The series of articles includes: CEOS Support to the UN Sustainable Development Goals CEOS Support to SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation (this article) […]

New Analysis Ready Data Product Family Specifications: Aquatic ReflectanceMarch 1, 2022Categories: ARD, Water

On 23 February 2022, CEOS’s Land Surface Imaging Virtual Constellation (LSI-VC) endorsed a new Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Product Family Specification (PFS) for Aquatic Reflectance (AR) products. Following the provisional endorsement of the AR PFS at the LSI-VC-10 meeting in May 2021, the team at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), GEO AquaWatch and related science […]

Looking Forward: The Future of Open DataFebruary 14, 2022Categories: Data Access, Open Data

This is the final in a series of three articles on Open Data that has been prepared as a contribution to the 2021 NASA CEOS Chair theme “Space-based Earth Observation Data for Open Science and Decision Support”. Open Data for Impact looking at the origins of data sharing principles, and satellites and open data. Outcomes […]