Mapping out a new world vision

May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/16/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7675, p7
Reports on Esa's development of a Globecover project which aims to produce a map three times sharper than previous satellite maps. Use of the Envisat environmental satellite; Land cover classes used including plotting worldwide land-use trends, studying natural and managed ecosystems and modeling the extent and impact of climate change; Use of Envisat's medium resolution imaging spectrometer.


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