30 April 2015EOC scientists have used data acquired by Sentinel-1 satellite to calculate the ground displacements caused by the earthquake. The analysis shows surface displacements of several meters for a more than 90-kilometre-long and 30-kilometre-wide area around Kathmandu.
27 April 2015The German Joint Information and Situation Centre tasked the Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information with the creation of reference maps to help aid organization in their work on the ground.
On April 25, 2015 a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the Himalayan region. Authorities estimate that more than 2000 people were killed and many more injured across Nepal and the neighbouring countries China, India and Bangladesh. The epicentre was located between the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara.
24 April 2015The Bavarian Forest National Park is unique in central Europe. Without human regulatory intervention, natural phenomena like natural dynamics continuously change the character of this forest. Short- and long-term change over large areas can be adequately monitored and documented only with the help of remote sensing. As of this month, EOC is part of a formal cooperative effort that has the goal of monitoring the national park.
16 to 20 March 2015DLR introduces its ZKI Service for Federal Authorities (ZKI-DE) at the IT trade show CeBIT: Federal Minister Dr. Thomas de Maizière paid a visit to the ZKI exhibition stand on the opening day.
12 February 2015Ulrike Scharf, Bavarian State Minister of the Environment and Consumer Protection (StMUV), paid a visit to EOC on 12 Feb. 2015.