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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Forest-mapping satellite to join Earth study mission: ESA

Forest-mapping satellite to join Earth study mission: ESA
Paris (AFP) May 07, 2013 - A satellite that will map the world's forests has been chosen for the seventh mission in Europe's Earth Explorer project, the European Space Agency (ESA) said Tuesday. Dubbed "Biomass", the satellite will use sophisticated radar technology to map and monitor living matter - plants and animals - as well as inorganic carbon contained in forests, one of the world's most precious resources. ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Forest-mapping_satellite_to_join_Earth_study_mission_ESA_999.html

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