20
Jan

Value adding to Sentinel 2-A data

By beginning of december 2015, ESA opened the data access for its Sentinel 2-A mission. The satellite now is continously recording and data can be accessed via ESA’s Scientific Data Hub. EOMAP already showed first results of its Sentinel 2-A water quality processor earlier, based on an image from Lake Garda/Italy, one of the first available...
07
Dec

UKHO published first nautical chart with EOMAP Satellite Derived Bathymetry

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) published its first nautical chart with EOMAP’s Satellite Derived Bathymetry in Oct. 2015: BA 2066 of Southern Antigua. Prior to this mapping a competitive evaluation of different SDB methods was performed by the UKHO in which EOMAPs data performed best. The BA 2066 chart and the mapping was presented...
03
Dec

EOMAP monitoring Rio Doce dam incident

EOMAP monitoring Rio Doce dam incident On November 5th 2015, two dams of an iron mining reservoir collapsed in Marina, federal state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Subsequently, a mudslide burst out into Rio Doce, killing at least a dozen people and causing severe damage to nearby villages. The toxic components of the mining wastewaters are likely to...