Student applications now open for first ESA Academy’s Earth Observation Satellite System Design Training Course

ESA’s Education Office is looking for 30 highly motivated engineering Master’s and PhD students to participate in the Earth Observation Satellite System Design Training Course 2018. This pilot Course will be held from 1 – 5 October in the new ESA Academy Training and Learning Facility (TLF) in ESA’s ESEC-Galaxia, Belgium.

Student applications now open: The deadline for applications is 13 August 2018. See who can apply and how!




 Restless Kilauea

New Copernicus Sentinel-2 images show the continuing outpouring of fiery lava from Kilauea in Hawaii

Copernicus Sentinel-3B delivers first images

Copernicus Sentinel-3B delivers first images: Less than two weeks after it was launched, the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite has delivered its first images of Earth. Exceeding expectations, this first set of images include the sunset over Antarctica, sea ice in the Arctic and a view of northern Europe.

ESRI’s Natural Resources Past Webinars in Agriculture and Forestry

Stay on top of trends, technical advancements, and best practices related to GIS in natural resources with ESRI’s free webinars. The Esri Natural Resources webinar series highlights subjects relevant to your organization’s missions, workflows, and operations.

Past Webinars on Agriculture and Forestry

ESA COPERNICUS: Meet Sentinel-3

The second Sentinel-3 satellite, Sentinel-3B, is set for launch on 25 April. Discover this multitalented mission and follow preparations for the liftoff of Europe’s next Copernicus satellite

Sentinel-3 latest news

Sentinel-3 over land

EARSeL SUMMER SCHOOL Sentinel for Applications in Agriculture

Sentinel for Applications in Agriculture

EARSeL SUMMER SCHOOL is open to early career scientists or employers, such as Ph.D. students, young postdoctoral scientists, technicians specialized in Earth Science disciplines, wishing to expand and improve their knowledge and skills on EO in Agriculture.

In-field exercises! 

These will be organized to collect data through ad-hoc instrumentation: spectral measurements, drone imagery, proximal sensor on tractors, etc. Samples’ collection for testing in proximity (weather permitting) of scheduled acquisition of Sentinel data is also planned.
  • Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 students: a selection based on CVs and motivation letters will be applied.
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Candidacy has to submit by April 30th, 2018
  • DATE & TIME: September 17th to September 21st, 2018.
  • LESSONS START: at 12:30 PM on Monday Sept 17th and end at 01:30 PM on Friday Sept 21st.
  • FEES: the cost is 950 Euro to be paid to AIT within 30/06/2018
Fees include attendance to the lectures and laboratories (including in-field excursions), accommodation and luncheons costs. Travel costs are not included. (Financial support is not available).

For more information visit Sentinel for Applications in Agriculture CALL