GMES

BY KEITH NUTHALL
EU ministers have backed the initial stages of development of the GMES, (global monitoring for environment and security), project, where observation satellites will work alongside ground level sensors to collect environmental data. The idea is that it will help the EU form policies on climate change, sustainable development, scientific research and the management of natural disasters such as floods. The ministers' approval was conditional on extra work being carried out on how the system could help the work of EU security forces, ...


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