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Why is Sentinel-5P important?

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Sentinel-5P is scheduled for launch on the 13th October 2017 from Plesetsk launch site in Russia. Its objectives are to measure Air Quality, Ozone and Surface UV and the climate – it’s the first mission for Copernicus to monitor the atmosphere. The P stands for Precursor. You can follow the launch event from the details… Read More »Why is Sentinel-5P important?

Sentinel 3 for beginners

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“As the most complex of all the Sentinel satellites, Sentinel-3A carries a suite of cutting-edge instruments to measure oceans, land, ice and atmosphere.” I haven’t used Sentinel 3 before; my preferred workhorse is Sentinel 2 and its multispectral data. I’m interested in the surface of the earth and its characteristics. Mapping features, classifying terrains and… Read More »Sentinel 3 for beginners