Climate problems clutch our attention more and more as we gain knowledge about our planet. Satellites are enormously important, because their data provides scientists with a detailed image, and thereby understanding, of the Earth’s atmosphere world wide, in high detail, daily.
Because of the accuracy, speed and use of this data, satellites are not only of use to the scientific community, but can also be used to show whether environmental laws, policies and agreements are having an effect. Before the Olympics in
As you can imagine, in order to be used most effectively, satellite instruments must be able to see and report relevant pollution and greenhouse gasses in as much detail as possible, and as often as possible. The
Dutch atmospheric instrumentation and data processing makes possible a real future of effectively understanding and caring for our environment.