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Earth Observation Quarterly no.
63, September 1999
The ESA ‘Living Planet’ Programme
|The papers presented in this special issue will describe the science
foreseen within the new ESA Living Planet Earth Observation programme.
Professor Gérard Mégie,chairman of the ESA Earth Science
Advisory Committee, and Chris Readings,Head of the ESA Earth Science Division,
will describe in the first paper the broad scientific thrust of the programme.
Earth science is at the core of the programme but the programme itself
is designed to cover more than science and the paper below describes the
main thrusts of the overall strategy.