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Use of earth observation data in UK government to be "mainstream" within a decade
06 February 2019
The use of "earth observation" technology is already common in government and will become mainstream within ten years, according to a UK government chief scientist.
Earth observation data is gathered by satellites capturing images from space. Planet, a UK company specialising in the technology, operates satellites that together take photos of every part of the globe once a day.
Source: Global Government Forum
Image credit: Global Government Forum - Earth observation data captured by satellites is already widely in use in UK government.