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GMES – Observing our planet for a safer world

January 13, 2009

Under the leadership of the European Commission, Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) has been established to fulfil the growing need amongst European policy-makers to access accurate and timely information services to better manage the environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure civil security. credit: ESA