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EuroGEOSS: Tailored Earth Observation Services
06 December 2017
EuroGEOSS is the European component of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) with a focus on coordinating and scaling up user-driven applications being developed in Europe.
The EuroGEOSS initiative was launched on 23 October 2017 during the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) plenary week. The EuroGEOSS initiative will allow Europe to position itself as a global force in Earth observation thanks to the vast knowledge gained through running the Copernicus programme and others.
GEOSS is a partnership of more than 100 national governments, 100 participating organisations - including ESA - and the European Commission.
This framework envisions a future where decisions and measures for the benefit of humankind are informed by coordinated, comprehensive and sustained Earth observations.
The main challenge for EuroGEOSS is to move from a data-centric approach to a user-driven one, and so aims to be a better match to user-driven demands for Earth observation information.
It will mainly target four European user types:
Find out more about EuroGEOSS in this infographic 'Tailoring Earth Observation Services to Europe's Needs'.
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