Earth Observation News

Urban ReLeaf project to optimise urban green spaces

The Urban ReLeaf project will develop nature-based solutions to boost urban green spaces and tackle climate change.

Using drones to collect environmental data

The environmental data can provide highly relevant information about the state of and changes happening on our planet.

Light pollution has caused fewer stars to be visible in the night sky

A team of researchers has analysed more than 50,000 naked-eye observations of stars around the world as part of the Globe at Night project.

Monitoring climate-induced natural hazards with Machine Learning

Climate induced-natural hazards can be better tracked by combining satellite technology with Machine Learning.

Government space defence spendings reach new record in 2022

A new report has stated that rising government space defence spending is being driven by investments in space security and early warning.

Tsunami warning systems improved using signals from Earth’s ionosphere

Research suggests that using signals from Earth’s ionosphere could effectively optimise tsunami warning systems.

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

Highest-ever volcanic plume captured by satellite imagery

The volcanic plume from the Tonga Volcano reached an altitude of 57km, smashing the previous record of 41km.

Unusual feature of Earth’s magnetic field could explain how our planet was formed

Scientists say that due resilience of Earth's magnetic field, researchers must consider it a factor in Earth-Moon formation.

Rare type of earthquakes may be more common than previously thought

UCLA Geophysicists have discovered that supershear earthquakes account for around 14% of these natural disasters.

Aluminous silica is a major water carrier in Earth’s lower mantle

Present in Earth's mantle, rutile-type silica undergoes a phase transition to a CaCl2-type phase, where it contains water and alumina.

Global warming is likely to blame for increased ocean temperatures

A new study has revealed that increased ocean temperatures have likely been caused by global warming as a result of industrialisation.

Earth Observation

Earth observation looks at the physical, chemical and biological systems of Earth. Researchers various sensing technologies in addition to the collection, analysis and presentation of data.

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