The image acquisition will be done throughout 2005 and use the Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) instrument of the Envisat environmental satellite. To create this sharp map, the GLOBCOVER project will analyze about 20 terabytes of data gathered by the European satellite.
When it's completed, the GLOBCOVER map will have numerous uses, "including plotting worldwide land use trends, studying natural and managed ecosystems and modelling climate change extent and impacts." Read more for additional links.
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