Articles filled under: #earthobservation

Articles filled under: #earthobservation

Satellites for sports: ski from the skies above 23 December, 2019 | Author: @Eurisy | | tags: #earthobservation, #satnav, #satcom, #outdoorsports Satellites for sports: ski from the skies above@Gorilla

Over the past year, Eurisy has celebrated its 30 years anniversary. Since its inception, it has relentlessly accomplished its mission and proved to be a highly effective tool for “bridging space and society” through various channels, including the organisation of events. Everyone will agree that the recipe for a successful event is about allowing for networking opportunities or letting discussions sometimes go a little “off-piste”. This is the spirit of the series of articles that we initiate today on “Satellites for Sports”, aiming at promoting satellite applications for the sports sector in a kind of informal setting. 

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Can Earth Observation technology become a tool to contribute to the implementation of a sustainable blue economy? 5 March, 2019 | Author: @Eurisy | | tags: #blueeconomy #sustainableoceans, #earthobservation Can Earth Observation technology become a tool to contribute to the implementation of a sustainable blue economy?@ESA

According to the 2018 Annual Economic Report on EU Blue Economy, it comprises all the economic activities related to oceans, seas and coasts, that cover of established sectors (eg.: Aquaculture, fisheries, etc.) and new ones (eg. Blue bio-economy and biotechnology, etc.). It is important to define what “blue economy” means in order to better explain its relevance to social and economic development and why satellite technologies can be a game-changer in this sense. 

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