What is the Coper­ni­cus pro­gramme?

Muscat Daily - - OPINION -

EU project that is be­ing pro­cured with European Space Agency help

Pulls to­gether all Earth-mon­i­tor­ing data, from space and the ground

Will use a range of space­craft - some al­ready up there, oth­ers yet to fly

Ex­pected to be in­valu­able to sci­en­tists study­ing cli­mate change Im­por­tant for dis­as­ter re­sponse - earth­quakes, floods, fires etc Data will also help de­sign and en­force EU poli­cies

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