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GCOS Conference 2016

Global Climate Observation: the road to the future 2-4 March 2016, Amsterdam Climate observations are essential for understanding the complexities of the global climate system, indeed virtually all breakthroughs that have been made in understand...

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CCI Postdocs 2015

Call for CCI Postdoctoral Positions The second Call for Research Proposals of the Living Planet Fellowship under the Climate Change Initiative (CCI) is now open. The main objective of this initiative is to provide support to young researchers wh...

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Living Planet Symposium 2016

Living Planet Symposium 2016 ESA's Earth Observation conference - the Living Planet Symposium - is to be held from 9 - 13 May 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. It will provide an opportunity to discuss the progress made in all branches of Earth ob...

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Open Data Portal survey

CCI Open Data Portal - take our survey What do you need from an Open Data Portal, delivering Essential Climate Variables from satellite data? Please take our survey so we can provide you with the best access to data and tools.  This survey ...

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Online Course - Climate from Space

Free online course: Monitoring climate from space The European Space Agency have teamed up with Future Learn to put together a five week course on Monitoring Climate from Space. The course brings together leading experts and scientists from ESA and ...

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CCI Toolbox ITT

CCI Toolbox Invitation to Tender has been released *ITT deadline now extended* The CCI Toolbox ITT has been extended until 14th May 2015. The ITT for the CCI Toolbox is now released and is available on EMITS; to access the documents you will...

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CCI at EGU 2015

CCI at the European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2015 The EGU General Assembly 2015 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Several CCI proje...

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6th Colocation

6th CCI Colocation Meeting The dates for the 6th Colocation meeting have been fixed for 29th September 2015 - 1st October 2015 in ESRIN, Italy. The afternoon of the 28th September will be reserved for related meetings: separate meetings will be held...

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Copernicus workshop

Copernicus Workshop on Climate Observation Requirements 29 June - 2 July, ECMWF, Reading UK   Defining content for the Climate Data Store This workshop may be of interest to the CCI community. The ECMWF are responsible for operating...

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Assessing Climate Observations session

Assessing Climate Observations: call for papers at Our Common Future Abstract submission is now open for the following session on "Assessing Climate Observations" at Our Common Future Under Climate Change meeting in Paris, July 7-10, 2015....

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5th Colocation Meeting

5th CCI Colocation Meeting The 5th Colocation meeting of the CCI took place in ESRIN, Italy from the 20-22 October 2014. A key focus for this year's Colocation meeting is on the steps that need to be taken to make the ECVs operational. To this e...

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Fire Products Available

Final version of Fire_cci Burned Area products available Burned Area (BA) data generated in the Fire_cci project is now available online at http://www.geogra.uah.es/esa. The Burned Area data contains a pixel product (300m) and a grid product (0...

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ISSI Sea Level Budget

CCI Workshop: Integrative Study of the Sea Level Budget  2-5 February 2015, ISSI, Bern, Switzerland The International Space Science Institute (ISSI) are hosting a CCI workshop to discuss the sea level budget in the context of the recent res...

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ISSI Fellowships

ISSI Call for Proposals: 2015 Johannes Geiss Fellowship The International Space Science Insitute has introduced Johannes Geiss Fellowships (JGF), aimed at visiting scientists. The JGF have been established to attract international scientists of stat...

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Copernicus services news

Copernicus' monitoring services moving closer to operational phase The European Commission moved a step closer to the start of the operational stage of three of Copernicus's Earth observation services: Atmosphere Monitoring, Climate Chang...

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CCI in the IPCC's AR 5, Working Group I The recent publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Synthesis Report gives an overview of the latest science on climate change. The CCI programme made some important cont...

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Land Cover data

Land Cover data released The most recent data products from the Climate Change Initiative Land Cover team, led by the Université catholique de Louvain, have been released. Three maps of showing 22 different types of global land cover classes,...

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The Climate Symposium 2014

The Climate Symposium 2014 Satellite observations are a key element in an integrated and sustained climate observing system and have been critically important for monitoring and understanding the Earth’s climate system during the past several ...

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GHG products publication

CCI greenhouse gases products used to compare NOx and CO2 emissions 30 September 2014 Data from ESA’s veteran Envisat satellite show ups and downs in the concentrations of the air pollutant nitrogen dioxide and the climate-relevant greenho...

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COP Lima 2014

Lima COP - December 2014 The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties and the 10th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will be held from 1 to 12 December. COP 20/CMP 10 will be ho...

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ESA Climate Change Initiative

ESA Climate Change Initiative Wed, 2010-09-01 11:03 Climate change is arguably the greatest environmental challenge facing us in the twenty-first century. Its importance has been recognised in reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (I...

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Space: the new view on climate change

Space: the new view on climate change Mon, 2014-06-02 09:49 Start: 2014-06-13 10:30 Timezone: Europe/London Jointly organised by ESA and the UK Space Agency, the ‘Space: the new view on climate change’ event will provide an ove...

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CMUG Integration Meeting - presenting results from the CCI

CMUG Integration Meeting - presenting results from the CCI Wed, 2014-05-07 16:35 The Climate Modelling Users Group (CMUG) of the Climate Change Initiative announces the fourth CCI Integration Meeting. To be held at the Met Office HQ, Exeter...

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