Satellite images of the Earth provide essential information for natural resources management and environmental monitoring.
It is paramount that we understand our planet's complex natural processes and mechanisms. Satellite-based information can help us monitor and assess climate change, soil degradation, deforestation, vegetation health or pollution in a way and on a scale that ground-based instruments, let alone the human eye, never could. And it is only when we know why our environment is changing that we can take the right actions to preserve our planet's resources.
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