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Environmental
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earth observation
Definition

gathering of information about planet Earth’s physical, chemical and biological systems via remote sensing technologies, usually involving satellites carrying imaging devices

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Scope note

Improved definition (EN only): Gathering of information about planet Earth’s physical, chemical and biological systems via remote sensing technologies, usually involving satellites carrying imaging or radar devices

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/15124