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Envisat is one of ESA’s pioneering satellites for land surface monitoring

Envisat is one of ESA’s pioneering satellites for land surface monitoring


Title:: Envisat is one of ESA’s pioneering satellites for land surface monitoring

Description:This satellite land surface image acquired by the Heritage Mission Envisat in 2012 shows the lush landscapes of Ireland, Great Britain and northern France. The green and tan-tinted swirls in the seas and channels are due to sediments being transported in the water. Understanding coastal sediment dynamics is one application of land-surface monitoring facilitated by the Envisat data sets.

Copyright:ESA/Envisat – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0