Earliest satellite ice maps producedBBC | 24 Apr 2013
The earliest satellite maps of Arctic and Antarctic sea-ice have been assembled by scientists, showing the floes around the White Continent back in the 1960s were probably as extensive as they are now.
CSTARS awarded $16.5 million over 3 years by Office of Naval ResearchEurekAlert | 19 Mar 2013
The University of Miami's Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing has been awarded a $16.5 million contract by the Office of Naval Research to continue collecting, processing and disseminating data from global Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite systems.
NASA's Aquarius sees salty shiftsEurekAlert | 27 Feb 2013
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The colorful images chronicle the seasonal stirrings of our salty world. Changes in ocean salinity patterns are revealed by the first full year of surface salinity data captured by NASA's Aquarius instrument.
Sea-level rise finally quantifiedBBC | 29 Nov 2012
An international effort of more than 20 polar research groups finally settles the question of how much polar ice melting has added to global sea levels.
Barbara Block: Use apps to save the great white sharkGuardian Unlimited | 18 Nov 2012
tMarine biologist Barbara Block is basedat Stanford University, California, and has pioneered techniques for tracking fish electronically. In the 1990s, she helped set up the programme Topp: Tagging of Pacific Predators. Thousands of large sea creatures, including white sharks and turtles, were fitted with monitors that beamed data about their movements to satellites.
WWF urges governments to adopt mandatory AIS installationfishupdate.com | 01 Oct 2012
WWF launched its Smart Fishing Initiative last week – a simple way of? using satellite data to monitor global fisheries activities and curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices.
WWF: new approach to IUU fishingWorld Fishing | 26 Sep 2012
WWF's Smart Fishing Initiative has presented a new, simple, effective and inexpensive way to use satellite data to monitor global fisheries activities and curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Satellites trace sea level changeBBC | 24 Sep 2012
A major reassessment of 18 years of satellite observations provides a new, more detailed view of the changes in ocean height around the world.
Tracking Cuban Sea Turtles Like Never BeforeThe Ocean Foundation | 28 Aug 2012
On August 2nd, 2012, the first of five satellite tags was deployed on the carapace of a nesting green turtle at Guanahacabibes National Park and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, located on the westernmost tip of Cuba. Named Harriet, this turtle along with its four brethren, is being tracked from space for the first time.
Arctic ice set to hit record lowBBC | 21 Aug 2012
Arctic sea ice looks set to reach a record low by the end of the month, according to satellite data released by US researchers.
Consortium wins UK fisheries VMS tenderWorld Fishing | 15 Aug 2012
A UK fisheries vessel monitoring system (VMS) tender has been awarded to a consortium including UK satellite communications expert, AST Marine Sciences Ltd (ASR MSL) and Slovenia's EMA Group, the satellite tracking systems research and development specialist.
Sea ice disappearing faster than predictedNew Zealand Herald | 13 Aug 2012
Sea ice in the Arctic is disappearing at a far greater rate than previously expected, according to data from a satellite launched to study the thickness of Earth's polar caps.
Arctic sea ice 'melting faster'BBC | 13 Aug 2012
Arctic sea ice is vanishing much faster than generally expected, according to preliminary data from the Cryosat spacecraft.
SMOS satellite measurements improve as ground radars switch offEurekAlert | 04 Jul 2012
(European Space Agency) Over a dozen radio signals that have hindered data collection on ESA's SMOS water mission have been switched off. The effort also benefits satellites such as NASA's Aquarius mission, which measures ocean salinity at the same frequency.