November 29 – December 5, 2016Scott Base welcomed us with all goodies of civilization: the first shower after 3 ½ weeks, proper meals and comfortable beds. It was lovely. But then duty called. We had to clean up our equipment, dispose our waste, dry the tents and store everything in the appropriate places.
01 December 2016At the DLR annual general meeting in Bonn, Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu and Sina Montazeri of the DLR Remote Sensing Technology Institute were honoured with the DLR Science Award 2016 for their publication, “Geodetic SAR Tomography”.
18 November 2016After many years of successful collaboration with the Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI) at EOC, the aid organisation International Search and Rescue Germany (I.S.A.R.) and DLR signed an agreement on 18 November 2016, to intensify their future cooperation.
27 October 2016The winners of the "Copernicus Masters" competition for ideas were chosen on 25 October in Madrid. Hartmut Runge of the Earth Observation Center (EOC) was again successful, this time winning two awards. The competition has the goal of promoting new applications for satellite navigation and earth observation.
21 October 2016Developed and carried out under the leadership of the head of the remote sensing unit at Würzburg University and in collaboration with EOC, a new international Master of Science curriculum began this week at the Institute of Geography and Geology. EAGLE – Applied Earth Observation and Geoanalysis of the Living Environment – provides students from various disciplines with a detailed look at current research initiatives in earth observation.
18 October 2016On 13 October 2016 archaeologists from the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and other scientists involved in archaeological excavations learned about the work of EOC and the potential of remote sensing. This is already the second workshop on this topic in Oberpfaffenhofen.