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EU brings Copernicus Earth observation program to Philippines

11 March 2019

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The European Union Delegation to the Philippines on Monday introduced the regional bloc's Earth observation program, which is seen to help the country mitigate climate change impacts and improve security for communities faces with the threat of natural disasters.

Copernicus is EU's Earth observation program. It uses satellites to monitor the Earth and provides high resolution imagery daily.

Source: The Philippine Star

Image credit: ESA - Combining high-resolution and novel multispectral capabilities, a swath width of 290 km and frequent revisit times, the new Sentinel-2 mission offers views of Earth's changing lands in unprecedented detail.

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