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ESA future Earth observation Explorer missions
Author(s): J.-L. Bézy; P. Bensi; M. Berger; B. Carnicero; M. Davidson; M. Drinkwater; Y. Durand; F. Héliere; P. Ingmann; J. Langen; C. C. Lin; R. Meynart; H. Rebhan; P. Silvestrin; A. Thompson
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Paper Abstract

A new call for Core Earth Explorer Ideas was released by the European Space Agency in March 2005. The Call focused on the global carbon and water cycles, atmospheric chemistry and climate, as well as the human element as a cross cutting issue. The proposals were peer reviewed by scientific panels, and also appraised technically and programmatically by ESA. This paper describes the Earth Explorer cycle and gives an overview of the six candidate missions selected for assessment studies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7081, Earth Observing Systems XIII, 70810S (20 August 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.797159
Show Author Affiliations
J.-L. Bézy, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
P. Bensi, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
M. Berger, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
B. Carnicero, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
M. Davidson, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
M. Drinkwater, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
Y. Durand, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
F. Héliere, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
P. Ingmann, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
J. Langen, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
C. C. Lin, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
R. Meynart, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
H. Rebhan, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
P. Silvestrin, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
A. Thompson, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7081:
Earth Observing Systems XIII
James J. Butler; Jack Xiong, Editor(s)

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