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Focus on our magnetic planet
...lite constellations, supported by ground stations, ships
and aircraft carrying magnetic instruments, can scientists sort out all the patterns of magnetism from the different sources. The most careful analyses reveal yet another effect. Magnetic variations drive electric currents in the mantle, the main re...
Global air pollution map produced by Envisat's SCIAMACHY
...rn tip of India and Indonesia. The smoke stacks of ships
crossing these routes send a large amount of NO2 into the troposphere. This map is average out across all available data, spanning 18 months. This has the effects of reducing seasonal variations in biomass burning and also those due to human activit...
Coast-mapping satellites will follow the tides
.... Their work is based on surveying campaigns using ships
and air-based platforms Updates may also be provid...possible the easy updating of charts in a way that ships
and aircraft cannot." To qualify the COASTCHART system the plan is to map 6000 km of West African c...
Envisat Symposium report day 2: GMES turns science to services
...or of ESA Earth Observation Programmes. "Meanwhile ships
navigating through ice-infested waters in northern Canada rely on radar data supplied by another such project." European firefighters base their preventative activities on forest fire risk maps based on data from space, as governments and organisat...