Copernicus News

IES introduces the improvements of Copernicus programme services in 2020


Institute for Environmental Solutions as an official Copernicus Relay and Academy in Latvia introduces the improvements of Copernicus programme services developed in in 2020. Copernicus continued the evolution and improvement of the 6 services by releasing new products, updates, data access tools…

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Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich - newest member of the Copernicus satellites launched


On 21st of November, the Copernicus satellite Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich was successfully launched, joining the other 7 Copernicus Sentinel satellite fleet in orbit. The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will provide highly accurate sea level measurements and ensure that climate records…

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IES contributes Latvia’s journey becoming an Associate Member of European Space Agency


On the 24thof June 2020, the Council of the European Space Agency (ESA) approved Latvia as an Associate Member State of ESA, and on the 9th of July this decision was ratified by the Saeima of Latvia. For more than 5 years Latvia has been trying to justify it’s competences and receive th…

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Copernicus introduces an overview of European State of the Climate 2019


Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) has published “European State of the Climate 2019”, an annual overview of climate trends and weather events, analysed in the context of historical patterns, for a broad range of climate indicators which contributes to the European Commission&rsqu…

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service provides support for emergency disaster forecast and recovery


Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) has launched Risk and Recovery mapping activity to provide the world with on-demand geospatial information to forecast, prepare for natural disasters and rebuild after the event. The pre and post periods of a natural disaster (floods, earthquakes…

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Copernicus open online course - opportunity to learn how to use the power of space data


At the beginning of March Copernicus MOOC gives an opportunity to participate in online training course designed for all people who want to learn about the opportunities provided by world’s largest and most ambitious Earth observation programme.     Copernicus Pr…

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Copernicus data and service use cases from around the globe


Copernicus data is increasingly being used in a lot of different cases. Aside from the products and datasets being developed by the different Copernicus services, Copernicus data has many unlikely applications. Institute for Environmental Solutions as a representative of the Copernicus Relays netw…

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IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has developed a Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) as a summary for Policymakers. The report is based on more than 7000 scientific publications including Second edition of Ocean State Report published by Coperni…

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