Flood map of the village of Balatun in northeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, created with data from Sentinel-1A (Image: ESA/European Commission)
Radar image of a swathe of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina with the effected area indicated in red (Image: ESA)
Artist's impression of Sentinel-1A in low-Earth orbit (Image: ESA/ATG medialab)
Despite being in orbit for less than two months, the ESA's Sentinel-1A satellite is already showing its worth in the humanitarian sphere by aiding with relief efforts in the Balkans, where flood waters are estimated to have killed dozens, leaving thousands more displaced.
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