How is remote sensing useful to preserve natural Heritage ?

Remote sensing is an extremely valuable tool to observe and monitor our natural heritage.

An example ? Check out this video about the Amazon rainforest.

In remote sensing the combination of various satellites provides a larger field of applications. Here MODIS (onboard Terra, resolution of 250 m), ETM+ (onboard Landsat-7, resolution of 30 m) and finally IKONOS (resolution of 1 m) images are combined to give the impression of a flight from outer space into the Amazon forest.

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Conservation of natural and cultural Heritage !

Great zoom into the Amazon, Brazil. Source: NASA/GSFC/Scientific Visualization Studio.

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