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Galileo to support global search and rescue
...e greatly improved by the introduction of Europe's satellite
positioning system, Galileo. The Galileo satellite... of MEOSAR, the future worldwide search and rescue satellite
system. Galileo joined the meeting in a formal capacity as a major contributor to the MEOSAR prog...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...doors, does not work well in buildings because the satellite
signals are weak and because they bounce off walls, introducing errors. Academic, corporate, and government researchers are pursuing a number of other technologies that may ultimately permit precision indoor location. They include radio frequency-bas...
Floods and fires across Europe captured from space
... hitting Europe, space sensors aboard ESAs Envisat satellite
have detected the worst floodwaters to hit Britain... joint initiative for providing emergency response satellite
data free of charge to those affected by disasters anywhere in the world. On 24 July, the UK Environ...
ESA's Earth Explorer gravity satellite on show
GOCE, ESAs first satellite
dedicated to measuring the Earths gravity field, h...es have been working with ESA on the design of the satellite
since 2001. The development of the GOCE satellite
represents genuine European industrial cooperation...
Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor
... in-situ measurement networks. In addition, unlike satellite
observations, point-based measurements are often n... it is really a breakthrough. Envisat is the first satellite
to provide us with the good temporal coverage that we needed for the algorithm and the methods to be...
European Space Agency's Envisat captures breath of volcano
...is image taken by the MERIS instrument aboard ESAs satellite
Envisat, causing more than 8000 people to be evacuated amid fears of an imminent eruption, according to officials. Officials raised the alert to the highest level on Tuesday after the volcano, located in the eastern province of North Maluku, starte...
ESA satellite guides polar explorers across disintegrating sea ice
...ong the explorer's route. With the aid of these satellite
images, Leif has been able to help the expedition ...ute to shore further to the east. "I noticed in satellite
radar images that the Arctic Arc expedition was heading straight into very difficult and dangerous i...
Surgery by satellite -- New possibilities at medicine's cutting edge
...at the delays were much greater when they used the satellite
link than using the Internet (600ms vs 55 ms respectively). But after a short period of practice, the surgeon got used to this and there were no measurable differences in the quality of the surgery using the two forms of communication. The team thin...
Huge waves from 1 storm slam coasts some 6000 km apart
...gettes', of the sea surface every 100 km along the satellite
orbit. These small 'imagettes' are then mathematic...velopment of Sentinel-1, a European polar-orbiting satellite
system for the continuation of SAR operational applications. The Sentinel-1 SAR instrument will a...
Chinese space agency joins the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
...nitiative that works to provide emergency response satellite
data free of charge to those affected by disasters...thorities will now not only have access to Chinese satellite
data archives but also to data from new CNSA missions. Last month, two American commercial satell...
International cooperation boosts EarthCARE
...or the understanding of our climate system. The satellite
will carry four instruments to measure vertical profiles of clouds and aerosols with unprecedented accuracy employing a cloud/aerosol Lidar and a cloud radar with Doppler capability, with precise co-located field-of-views. The lidar allows the observ...
Huge waves that hit Reunion Island tracked from space
...gettes', of the sea surface every 100 km along the satellite
orbit. These small 'imagettes', which depict the i...o scientists and weather centres. A typical SAR satellite
images a swath of 400 km, enough to capture complete 'mesoscale' phenomena such as tropical storms. ...
Heart Failure 2007
...he field. There will be 57 scientific sessions, 14 satellite
sessions, 6 moderated poster sessions, 4 poster sessions and 2 "Meet the Experts" sessions. More than 1,000 abstracts were submitted and 50% were accepted. Highlighted presentations include: Saturday 9 June Room 1: Opening Ceremony The H...
Faster and better emergency response through satellite telecoms
...WS works by setting up a communication network via satellite
to survey and monitor risk indicators. It allows c...critical to disaster relief agencies is that it is satellite
based. Disasters may disrupt or even destroy local infrastructure but satellites are immune to thei...
Transcontinental wildfire emissions monitored from space
...he SCIAMACHY instrument aboard ESA's environmental satellite
Envisat, scientists have determined that the carbo...air quality and climate. SCIAMACHY is the first satellite
instrument that can measure the global distribution of carbon monoxide with nearly equal sensitivity...
Eye muscles -- those go-getters of the anatomical world
...l biology of the extraocular muscles. She looks at satellite
cells, a type of cell involved in muscle growth an...jury repair. The extraocular muscles are richer in satellite
cells than the skeletal muscles of the limbs. There is evidence that eye muscles regenerate much fas...
Scientists and polar explorers brave the elements in support of CryoSat-2
...orce if you take a step back and consider that the satellite
will be travelling at over 23,000 kilometres per h...ert when contacted in his tent on the ice with his satellite
phone a few days ago. "We are now only 160 km from the North Pole and taking snow-thickness measurem...
Satellite images aid implementation of agricultural reforms
...ultural Policy. Using very high resolution (VHR) satellite
images for monitoring whether land is safeguarded ... By using special classification procedures on VHR satellite
images, identification of these landscape features is possible. In combination with digital aerial i...
London asthma sufferers get space-based help
...hich aims to improve air-quality forecasting using satellite
technology. In addition, PROMOTE aims to construct... scales. The airTEXT service works by combining satellite
data from ESAs Envisat on regional air quality forecasts provided by PROMOTE with information on loc...
First greenhouse gas animations produced using Envisat SCIAMACHY data
...e same period. "By comparing model results with satellite
observations (assuming that most differences are p...inually adjusted until it is able to reproduce the satellite
observations as closely as possible," Buchwitz said. "Based on this, we continually improve the mode...
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