African rainforests have not recovered after the...
Using a tool they recently developed, researchers from INRAE, CEA and CNRS quantified the evolution of carbon stocks in the aerial biomass in the tropics (America, Africa, Asia)...News ObservationMarch 20, 2020
SMOS monitors ocean acidification from space
Carbon dioxyde causes ocean acidification, alters bio-geo-chemical cycles and affects marine fauna.News ObservationNovember 28, 2019
A new tool to monitor the carbon budget from space
An international study carried out by the European satellite SMOS now makes it possible to monitor the carbon budget of vegetation with a first application to the African...News ObservationAugust 17, 2018
CNES at the COSPAR Symposium ‘Water and Life in...
CNES is at the COSPAR Symposium, ‘Water and Life in the Universe’, which is bringing together the world’s space science community this week at Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. CNES...News ObservationNovember 15, 2015
Drought on western Europe
Western Europe is experiencing a significant water deficit.News Observation Science and technologyMarch 12, 2012
Since 2009 Ocean monitoring by SMOS
SINCE 2009 OCEAN MONITORING BY SMOS Update: 11/07/2011News Observation Science and technologyNovember 7, 2011
SMOS sends back first pictures
Europe’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite (SMOS) reached its final operating orbit on 19 November. In addition to its prime mission, SMOS is also mapping brightness...News Observation InstitutionalNovember 27, 2009
SMOS heads for Russia on 16 September
The SMOS Earth-observation satellite is all set to be flown from Cannes to Arkhangelsk, 200 km south of the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, in readiness for its scheduled 2 November launch.News Observation InstitutionalSeptember 10, 2009