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Sentinel-2 is a polar-orbiting, multispectral high-resolution imaging mission for land monitoring to provide, for example, imagery of vegetation, soil and water cover, inland waterways and coastal areas. It will also deliver information for emergency services. 


Nature valued from space Storms hit Europe's forests
Tracing the outbreak
of Ebola
Monitoring restless
A close-up view of big events
How clean is
your favourite beach?
Costa Concordia: Recovery
operations assisted from space
Facing the renewable
energy challenge
Boosting food security
from space
Europe's lakes and rivers
monitored from space
Copernicus supports
storm monitoring
Europe's changing snow cover
 seen from space
Satellites support monitoring
of Europe's green lungs
Tracking a burning issue
from space
Food watch from space Satellites support sustainable
aquaculture development
Boosting economic growth
with Copernicus
Satellites provide unique
insight into our climate system
From space to species:
monitoring biodiversity
Satellites pinpoint
the loss of natural soil
How satellites track
a mass killer
How Copernicus supports
flood management
How satellites help manage
humanitarian crises
Tracking flood waters
from space
Glaciers on the move -
a perspective from space
Improving flight safety
with satellite data
Expanding cities -
a growing concern
Reacting to disasters
with satellite data
Preserving forests
cutting carbon
Satellites reveal where
Europe is running out of water

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