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Josef Aschbacher – Copernicus EU program, its benefits

Watch GeoBuiz Exclusive with Josef Aschbacher, Head – Programme Planning & Coordination (EOP-C), Earth Observation Programmes Directorate, European Space Agency. He talks about:

  • and medium satellite size missions
  • Continuous observation of earth possible through in place
  • Copernicus EU program
    • combining satellite and in-situ earth observation
    • Free open data access from the program. The policy inspired from INSPIRE Europe
    • On the use of this data in disasters, climate change studies, environment monitoring, agriculture etc.
  • Return on Investment (ROI) aspect – How 1 Euro of tax payers money invested in Copernicus can bring back 10 Euros of investment into the market