26 April 2016On 12 April DFD officially handed over the environmental information system DELIGHT to Chinese authorities.
The transfer took place in the Dongying administrative district of Shandong Province. The district is located between Peking and Shanghai on Lake Bohai in the Yellow River estuary.
14 April 2016From 15 April to 18 July 2016 DLR is on the lookout for creative and intriguing ideas based on the Copernicus Sentinels services, their products, or on other earth observation satellites.For the special Copernicus Masters prize, DLR is above all looking for ideas in the category of "Environmental, Energy and Health Challenge" leading to better and safer life on Earth.
08 April 2016In less than a month, 100,000 people have already viewed the earth sculpture created together with EOC at Gasometer Oberhausen. The current exhibition, “Nature‘s Wonders”, has thus broken all attendance records to date and was launched with more success than any previous Gasometer exhibition.
06. April 2016Am 5. April besuchten Mitglieder des Bundestages von Bündnis 90/Die Grünen MdB Anja Hajduk und MdB Dieter Janecek sowie Frau Sabine Nallinger, Vorständin der "Stiftung 2° - Deutsche Unternehmer für Klimaschutz" das EOC in Oberpfaffenhofen.
24 March 2016Just five weeks after the launch of the ESA satellite Sentinel-3A on 16 February 2016, over 8000 data sets from the Sentinel-3A Ocean and Land Colour Instrument have been stored in a long-term archive at DLR’s Earth Observation Center. This data quantity exceeds 6000 gigabytes or six terabytes.
18 March 2016In only 13 minutes from satellite to image, in only 18 minutes to a ready-to-use earth observation product. For the first time, the transmission of remote sensing data using a laser beam and subsequent processing in near-real-time was demonstrated at EOC.