Satellites map fire on Saddleworth Moor

The U.K. Space Agency has worked with partners to activate the Copernicus Emergency Management Service to provide satellite mapping to aid the response to fires burning on Saddleworth Moor, Greater Manchester.

Science for a resilient EU power grid

Electricity is the backbone of European society. When a natural disaster hits the power grid, recovery can happen in a matter of hours or it could take months to fully restore electricity supply. As well as hampering emergency ...

Risk analysis for common ground on climate loss and damage

The Paris Agreement included groundbreaking text on the need for a mechanism to help identify risks beyond adaptation and support the victims of climate-related loss and damage—but how exactly it will work remains unclear. ...

Working with Facebook to create better population maps

Understanding population density, especially in rural areas around the world, is vital to assessing human exposure to hazards and climate change, access to markets and health services, impacts on land cover and ecosystems—and ...

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