Month: September 2021

FY22 U.S. Geological Survey Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program Released

On August 16, 2021, the USGS issued the FY22 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). The BAA provides a vehicle for partnering with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-resolution 3DEP data.  The 3DEP BAA is a public process to develop partnerships for the collection of lidar and derived elevation data for 3DEP. The 3DEP BAA provides an opportunity for ongoing national collaboration so that Federal,…
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OBSERVER: Space for Our Planet

OBSERVER: Space for Our PlanetAnnekatrien Debien Thu, 30/09/2021 – 12:24 On Tuesday 28 September, representatives of the European Earth Observation community gathered in Brussels, on the Esplanade Solidarność 1980, in front of the European Parliament’s main entrance, to inaugurate the new Space for Our Planet travelling exhibition. This exhibition, which will be on display in Belgium until 20 November, first on the European Parliament’s Esplanade,…
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Registration is open: Copernicus4regions webinar on Water Management on Tuesday 5th October at 10.00-11.00 am

The Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) in tandem with the European Commission and the European Space Agency is pleased to invite you to the Copernicus4regions webinar: How Copernicus helps Europe’s regions to increase resilience to climate change: user stories about water management. Impulse statement by Juan Espadas (ES/PES), Mayor of Seville, Chair of the Committee…
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New Data Access Tool Offers Faster, More User-Friendly Landsat Experience

A new and improved data tool released by the USGS, known as LandsatLook 2.0 Viewer, will make it easier and faster to access earth imagery and simpler to analyze through the use of cloud-based systems. Screenshot from the USGS LandsatLook 2.0 viewer. The updated tool allows users to combine bands for their area of interest…
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Eureka Investment Readiness Programme: European Space Agency

On 7 October 2021 (15:00 – 16:30 CEST), during a webinar by Eureka and ESA, you will have the chance to learn about ESA’s opportunities for start-ups and SMEs, supporting them scaling-up and commercialising. ESA Business Applications Read More


– Earth Observation for Certification Schemes ARTES Programme:  Business Applications Activity:  Feasibility Study Thematic Areas:  Food & Agriculture Environment, Wildlife and Natural Resources Space Assets:  Earth Observation After decades of interventions in the cocoa sector and implementation of voluntary sustainability standards, the environmental impacts of cocoa production are still present. Supposedly sustainably produced cocoa is…
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– Colibri Daily Messenger ARTES Programme:  Business Applications Activity:  Demonstration Project Thematic Areas:  Health Space Assets:  Satellite Communications Satellite Navigation Colibri is a telemedicine service relying on satellite broadband communication to efficiently support healthcare services in white areas in terms of ground connectivity, combining fix telemedicine relays installed in villages, a vehicle equipped with medical…
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OBSERVER: Tracking oil spills with Copernicus

OBSERVER: Tracking oil spills with CopernicusAnnekatrien Debien Thu, 16/09/2021 – 13:40 Oil spills can have a devastating and destructive impact on the oceans and marine wildlife, having been a major concern in the marine world for years. Oil spills can occur as a result of accidents involving ships or oil rigs, or from illegal operational…
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Landsat Advisory Group Offers Guidance on Potential Revisions to 1992 Land Remote Sensing Policy Act

Landsat 8 image of Phoenix, Arizona, acquired on January 13, 2020 (Path 37 Row 36).  This false color image uses the short-wave infrared, near infrared, and red bands (bands 6, 5, 4) to display the data. For more information about Landsat, please visit To download the data, visit (Public domain.) Several other countries have joined…
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Landsat Collection 2 Level-2 Atmospheric Auxiliary Data Now Available

Return to all Landsat Headlines   Chesapeake Bay is shown in this Surface Reflectance composite image, created using data from five Landsat 8 scenes acquired in October and November 2014.  USGS Landsat Collection 2 Level-2 surface reflectance and surface temperature data processing requires atmospheric auxiliary data from multiple external sources. The required external data is extracted…
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