Scientific topics Earth observation from space

Last updated:9 June 2023

Geoscience Australia provides Earth observation services, expert advice, and information for decision makers.

Program objectives:

  • ensure continuity of access to remotely sensed information in support of government priorities;
  • promote use and value of satellite imagery within government and wider community;
  • advance remote sensing science through extracting value and use of EOS to its full potential;
  • provide data stewardship to ensure access to data; and
  • provide national imagery coordination for disasters and emergencies.

An overview of Geoscience Australia's current Earth observation from space capabilities and long term priorities.

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Examples of how Earth observation data is used in policy formulation and decision making.

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Projects and activities currently undertaken by Geoscience Australia as part of the work program.

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