May 27, 2011

GMES, the implementation in process

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On the 25th May the delegation agreement between the Commission and the European Environment Agency on the implementation of the GMES land monitoring service has been signed with Mr H.Zourek, Director General of EC DG Enterprise and Industry and Ms McGlade, Executive Director of the EEA.

Based on information derived from Earth observation satellite data and in-situ data, the GMES land monitoring service provides decision-makers with relevant information on the changing conditions of land use and natural resources.

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