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SMOS multimedia book

12 November 2018

A new interactive PDF has been released, providing multimedia information on all aspects of the SMOS mission.

The SMOS multimedia book provides videos, diagrams and articles on the following:

  • the various SMOS mission components (the flight and ground segment)
  • the scientific background of the mission
  • the data products
  • the main scientific and applications achievements of the mission

The book is compatible on both desktop and mobile devices.


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More of Africa scarred by fires than thought

4 February 2019

Wildfires can cause devastation and are also to blame for more than a quarter of greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere. Satellites play a key role in mapping landscape scarred by fire – but the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission has revealed that there are more fires than previously thought.

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