Research and analysis

Scoping study on environmental remote sensing: monitoring the tropospheric, aquatic and terrestrial environments

A literature review was carried out to assess the usefulness of remote sensing techniques in monitoring programmes.


Scoping Study on Environmental Remote Sensing: Monitoring the Tropospheric, Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments

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The principal purpose of this scoping study was to assess the usefulness of current and future remote sensing capabilities to address the monitoring needs of the Agency. To this end, the specific objectives of the study were:

  • the identification of the current and likely future monitoring requirements,
  • the identification of current remote sensing techniques and an assessment of their relevance to monitoring requirements and
  • the identification of relevant research activities in remote sensing technologies and applications which may be of relevance.
Published 1 January 2002