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The GMES Sentinel-2 Mission

Bruno Greco(1)

(1) ESA, Via Galileo Galilei, 00044 FRASCATI, Italy

Abstract

The GMES Space Component comprises dedicated missions (called the Sentinels) and contributing missions to enable specific routine services in support of European policies. In this framework, Sentinel-2 is a dedicated GMES multi-spectral mission enabling global land monitoring services in support of different environmental and security policies at global, continental and local scale. Sentinel-2 products will be made available together with products of similar missions to the GMES data users in a routine fashion and with a long-term perspective.

 

Workshop presentation

Keywords: ESA European Space Agency - Agence spatiale europeenne, observation de la terre, earth observation, satellite remote sensing, teledetection, geophysique, altimetrie, radar, chimique atmospherique, geophysics, altimetry, radar, atmospheric chemistry