Mapping the Salinity of the Ocean

Rebecca Maxwell

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are mapping the salinity of the ocean to understand how the ocean helps recycle of our planet’s water resources and our climate.

Using Remote Sensing to Measure Land Deformation

Caitlin Dempsey

The European Space Agency has developed a new land data processor to create maps of land deformation.  Called Wide Area Processor ...

Measuring Earthquakes from Space

Caitlin Dempsey

Up until recently, seismometers have been a strictly Earth-bound devices, diligently tracking each and every change in the Earth’s surface ...

Artistic view of the Proba-V satellite. Source: ESA.

Tracking Global Vegetation with Micro-Satellite Proba-V

Rebecca Maxwell

The ESA, also known as the European Space Agency, has managed to do a lot of amazing feats in the ...

Armchair Geography

Caitlin Dempsey

Geospatial technology has allowed users the ability to travel the world without ever leaving home.  Users can explore the world, ...