Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
One of the high-priority Copernicus Sentinel Expansion Missions.
Main mission: to monitor evapotranspiration rate at European field scale by capturing the variability of Land Surface Temperature.
Complementary mission: to map soil composition, urban heat islands, coastal zone management and High-Temperature Events.
To operate in a constellation of (initially two) identical satellites, covering a period > 7 years.
For more details, see https://tinyurl.com/vdse4ddj and https://tinyurl.com/y39y7bym
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Data access information
, EC, EUMETSAT
Details on Status
Funding to be confirmed by EU.
The Qualification Acceptance Review (QAR) is currently planned for Q3 2028.
Associated satellite programme and related satellites
Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational ,
blue tag : future
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LSTM Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
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