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#EUSpace for global monitoring

#Hurricane #Sally has caused catastrophic #flooding in #Florida & #Alabama 🇺🇸

⬇️ @CopernicusEU #Sentinel1🇪🇺🛰️ radar image of the eye of #HurricaneSally off the #US coast, before it made landfall in Gulf Shores, Alabama Image
Thanks to @ai6yrham for the inspiration!
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#EUSpace for global Emergency Management

Since 5 September, a #wildfire is affecting the area near Antakya, in the province of #Hatay, #Turkey 🇹🇷

Here it is as seen by the @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️ on 7 August Image
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#EUSpace for #CulturalHeritage
4 water bombers and two helicopters helped dozens of firefighters contain a huge blaze on Sunday at the edge of one of Greece's most important archaeological sites: Mycenae #Μυκήνες
Here is the burn scar as seen by the @CopernicusEU
#Sentinel2🇪🇺🛰️ Image
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for Emergency Management (1)
A severe #wildfire broke out in Almonaster La Real, #Spain and numerous water bombers & firefighters are battling to contain the blaze
@CopernicusEMS is activated
#Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️ image of #IFAlmonasterLaReal acquired yesterday Image
@CopernicusEMS #RapidMappingTeam estimates the area affected by #IFCabezuelaDelValle at 8,593.5 ha

An updated map should be produced today if cloud-free satellite imagery can be acquired

emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR457 Image
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#EUSpace for the #Environment
We are pleased to report that one of the 12 finalists of the #EUdatathon is @aiception4data, a team from #Romania 🇷🇴 which is using @CopernicusEU #Sentinel🇪🇺🛰️ data to detect illegal logging & deforestation
Looking forward to the 12-15 Oct finals!
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #ClimateAction

In 2019 the melting of ice in #Greenland caused a 1.5 millimetres global #sealevelrise

This year the situation is less worrying, but still above the norm

🧊melting on 🇬🇱 West coast seen by @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2🇪🇺🛰️on 20 August Image
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #Environment monitoring

Today at 6:25 UTC the @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2 🇪🇺 🛰 has acquired a new image of the 🚢 #MV #Wakashio bulk carrier split into two pieces off the #Mauritius coast

No new oil spills visible at the time of the acquisition Image

In situ video footage https://t.co/etah7SiPNi
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #AirQuality

Maritime traffic has a significative impact on #airpollution as ships🚢release #NOx & #CO2 etc. in the atmosphere

⬇️Levels of NO2 detected by the @CopernicusEU #Sentinel5P 🇪🇺🛰️from Jan to Jul 2020 show the maritime highways around Europe Image
EU Policy Background
ec.europa.eu/info/news/conc…
High Definition image file available for download at copernicus.eu/en/media/image…
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #Environment monitoring

The #MV #Wakashio bulk carrier, carrying 4,000 tons of fuel 🛢️ran aground on the reef near a tourist hotspot in #Mauritius🇲🇺on 25 July & started leaking #oil #Mauritius
#Sentinel2🇪🇺🛰️images show the development of the #oilspill Image
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The #MV #Wakashio bulk carrier, carrying 4,000 tons of fuel 🛢️ ran aground on the reef near a tourist hotspot in #Mauritius 🇲🇺on 25 July & started leaking #oil #Mauritius
#Sentinel2 🛰️🇪🇺 #OpenData images show the development of the #oilspill Image
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #Volcano monitoring
After the #Kīlauea (#Hawai 🇺🇸) #volcano🌋eruption of 2018, a lake formed within the #Halemaumau crater, the first observed within the caldera in ~200 years
#Earth Is Alive!🌍🌏🌎
#Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️image acquired on 31 July Image
May Hawaiians forgive our typo...
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#ImageOfTheDay
Very high temperatures have increased the fire risk in #Portugal
A large forest fire was brought under control a few days ago, near #Oleiros, after it affected an area of 5,500+ ha
This is a 3D rendering of the 28 July #Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️ image showing the burn scar Image
This the Fire Danger Forecast for tomorrow 31 July on the Iberian Peninsula... The darker the colour, the higher the risk...
#DoItYourself and visit the @CopernicusEMS #EFFIS (European Forest Fire Information System) at effis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/static/effis_c… Image
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🔴 #ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for Emergency Management
A severe #wildfire broke out in Kechries near #Corinth 🇬🇷 yesterday and numerous water bombers & firefighters were battling to contain the blaze
@CopernicusEU #Sentinel2  🇪🇺🛰️ imagery of the fire acquired at 9:20 UTC on 22/07/20 Image
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #OilSpill #monitoring
@UN warns that an abandoned #oil #tanker moored off the coast of #Yemen🇾🇪 and laden with more than one million barrels of crude oil 🛢️is at risk of leaking
#Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️imagery of the ship which threatens the Red Sea ecosystems Image
@UN warns that an abandoned #oil #tanker moored off the coast of #Yemen 🇾🇪 and laden with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil 🛢️is at risk of leaking
This 2015 - 2020 timelapse of #Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️imagery of the FSO Safer tanker shows the ship has not moved in over 5 years
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#EUSpace for #EUGreenDeal💚#EUProtects
⚠️Half a million people exposed to river #flooding each year
⚠️2.2 million people exposed to coastal inundation each year
@CopernicusEU🇪🇺🛰️ monitors #floods & #coastalzones and helps by providing early warning and supporting the mitigation Image
FYI @DPCgov che purtoppo non possiamo "taggare" ;-)
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #WaterQuality
The warm weather of the 2020 summer has increased the intensity of biological activity in the central Baltic Sea
On 16 July @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2🇪🇺🛰️acquired this image of a swirling cyanobacteria bloom off Liepāja (west #Latvia coast) Image
High Definition image available for download at copernicus.eu/en/media/image…
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUSpace for #tourism
Restrictions on travel due to the #COVID19 pandemic are being eased but tourism is struggling to restart
⬇️#Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️ image showing the absence of ships in #Santorini 🇬🇷 (the most visited island of #Greece) on 11 July compared to 2019 Image
HighDef download available at copernicus.eu/en/media/image…
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#ImageOfTheDay #ClimateAction #EUSpace
Hot temperatures 🌡️ caused by the #ArcticHeatWave have triggered multiple #wildfires🔥 in #Siberia
Carbon Monoxide (#CO) reached high concentrations in the #Arctic Circle
Data retrieved by #Sentinel5P 🇪🇺🛰️
Check the 2019-2020 comparison⬇️ Image
Multiple #wildfires are burning in the #Arctic circle, releasing high amounts of Carbon Monoxide in the atmosphere
In the Srednekolymsky District 🇷🇺, atmospherical CO measured by #Sentinel5P🇪🇺🛰️increased by 121% in the last 10 days of 06/2020 compared to the same period of 2019
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#ImageOfTheDay #EUspace for #ClimateAction
According to @inpe_mct, the overall number of #fires from 1 Jan - 12 July 2020 increased by 245% in Argentina & 128% in Paraguay compared to the same period of 2019
#Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️shows burn scars in Palo Santo area 🇦🇷
Check 2019-2020⬇️ Image
According to @inpe_mct, the overall number of #fires from 1 Jan - 12 July 2020 increased by 245% in Argentina & 128% in Paraguay compared to the previous year

This is a comparison between 2019 and 2020 for the Palo Santo area 🇦🇷 : burn scars appear in dark brown
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#DYK about #EUSpace?
@CopernicusEU imagery is more and more used by news outlets around the world to illustrate their articles or programmes!!
⬇️ #Sentinel2 🇪🇺🛰️ image of 12 July showing smoke from the fire in the San Diego dockyard which affected @USNavy's USS Bonhomme Richard Image
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#EUSpace for planetary defence #AsteroidDay
Monitoring of Near-Earth Objects #NEOs - asteroids or comets that come close to Earth🌍 - is essential for the security of our planet

A number of research projects aimed at improving our understanding of #NEOs are funded by #H2020 🇪🇺 Image
Image credit @esa
More information on the ongoing projects at
NEOShield-2 cordis.europa.eu/project/id/640…
NEOROCKS cordis.europa.eu/project/id/870…
NEO-MAPP cordis.europa.eu/project/id/870… Image
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