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EC communication/satellites and measuring progress beyond GDP

Please find here for information the Communication from the EC: « GDP and beyond – Measuring progress in a changing world”

See, especially, on page 6:

3.2.1. More timely environmental indicators

Satellites, automatic measurement stations and the internet make it increasingly possible to monitor the environment in real time. The Commission is stepping up efforts to realise this potential. It has taken major steps to employ these technologies with the INSPIRE Directive and GMES.


Source ASD-Eurospace