20. April 2018The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the United States corporation Teledyne Brown Engineering (TBE) are announcing the completion of the development and manufacturing process of the DESIS hardware.
10 April 2018In April, the Copernicus Masters competition was launched, in which DLR once again offers an attractive prize. We are looking for innovative applications and ideas that make the most of Copernicus data to improve human well-being, the environment and the use of natural resources.
29 March 2018The BigDataCube project has the goal of advancing the paradigm of the “data cube” – in other words, ready-to-analyse spatiotemporal raster data – from the status of a science prototype to a pre-competitive earth-observation service.
22 March 2018Nitrogen oxides, ozone, sulphur and particulate matter in the air we breathe have moved to the centre of public attention. Increasingly strict threshold values for these pollutants are being exceeded in numerous cities. However, whether and to what extent particular individuals suffer from air pollution depends on additional environmental parameters, as well as on personal disposition. In the recently launched BioClis project EOC is investigating these connections with the goal to inform people about their environmental and health risk.
19 March 2018The Fourth Symposium of the Virtual Alpine Observatory, VAO, took place from 13-15 March 2018 in Grenoble, France. It was attended by about one hundred scientists from the Alpine region countries Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Germany and France. Institutions affiliated with VAO in Norway and Georgia were also represented.