European Earth-observing network may be about to fly--if funds can be found
An ambitious effort to unify Europe's disparate Earth-observation capabilities into a comprehensive network capable of offering operational services is emerging from a long definition process and seems headed for near-term launch. At a user forum late last month in Baveno, Italy, a joint European Commission/European Space Agency steering committee presented a road map for implementing the proposed Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) network so that an interlinked system ...
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