Enabling the public sector to save money, innovate and make more effective policy decisions by using space technology and data


The Environment theme was chosen because of a strong user interest from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). It builds on a history of Defra exploring the opportunities Earth Observation satellites create, particularly with regards to environmental monitoring and compliance checking and boosting productivity. Satellite imagery has greatly expanded the opportunities for monitoring the environment.

See also the collaboration with the Defra EO Centre of Excellence section of our website.

The following case studies relate to the Environment theme: