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SPOT collection: SPOT 1-2-3-4 MULTI
Entry ID: CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_6392c6f3277ec81c447cebf8725f60b0_IDN_1.5


Summary
Abstract: SPOT is a medium-resolution (for SPOT 1, 2, 3, 4) or high-resolution (for SPOT 5), optical imaging Earth observation satellite system operating from space. This programme is part of CNES's Earth observation strategy. Since 1986, the SPOT family of satellites has been viewing our planet and providing remarkably high-quality images. The system comprises a serie of spacecrafts plus ground facilities ... View entire text

Purpose: SPOT has been designed to improve the knowledge and management of the Earth by exploring the Earth's resources, detecting and forecasting phenomena involving climatology and oceanography, and monitoring human activities and natural phenomena. The SPOT system includes a series of satellites and ground control resources for satellite control and programming, image production, and distribution.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: CNES
Dataset Title: SPOT collection: SPOT 1-2-3-4 MULTI
Dataset Release Date: 1986-02-22T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: CNES
Version: 1.5
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-02-22
Stop Date: 2008-11-17
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Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > BIOMASS Parameter Definition
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > LEAF CHARACTERISTICS Parameter Definition
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Project
Use Constraints Since 1986, CNES has entrusted to Astrium GeoInformation the operation of the SPOT satellites and the distribution of their images in the world by granting an exclusive license for distribution of SPOT products. Astrium GeoInformation, therefore, ensures the satellite programming, image processing, manufacturing and product distribution.User Access: general caseAny user anywhere in the world that ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, France Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.cnes.fr/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SERAD USER SERVICE
Email: serad at cnes.fr
Contact Address:
Centre National d'Etudes Spatial de Toulouse
18 Avenue Edouard Belin
City: Toulouse Cedex 9
Postal Code: 31401
Country: FRANCE
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: serad at cnes.fr
Contact Address:
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales
18 Avenue Edouard Belin
City: Toulouse Cedex 9
Postal Code: 31401
Country: FRANCE
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2018-04-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-09-17


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