May 25, 2023The EOC scientist Dr. Celia Amélie Baumhoer was presented with the 2022 Helmut Rott Prize on May 16, 2023. This prize is awarded every two years for outstanding dissertations closely associated with remote sensing of the cryosphere.
May 18, 2023With one million visitors, the exhibition "The Fragile Paradise" in the Oberhausen Gasometer is one of the most successful exhibitions in Germany. The highlight of the exhibition is the Earth Sculpture, which EOC staff brought to life with animations based on earth observation data.
May 10, 2023The aim of the conference is to promote the exchange of information and experience between developers and users of hierarchical data management software and file systems for managing large amounts of data.
The conference will be held at Ulrichshusen Castle & Manor from June 14-16, 2023.
May 03, 2023For the second year in a row the Alps have experienced a winter with exceptionally low snowfall. EOC researcher have now analysed how the last snow season compares with those of the past 38 years. To accomplish that they studied over 15,000 satellite images covering the entire Alpine region. The result was that this spring the snow line averaged 166 m above the longstanding mean value.
April 30, 2023Fortunately, it was only an exercise: A storm depression floods parts of Salzburg and surrounding areas, buildings collapse, trains derail, people are in distress. About 800 participants faced the disaster scenario in Austria, including employees from the Earth Observation Center (EOC). They have developed methods for recording and evaluating the situation so that important information can be made available to crisis management teams faster and more comprehensively than usual.
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