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September 19, 2018 – Landsat - Sentinel 2 Session at Upcoming Conference

The USGS and European Commission will be co-chairing a special session at the 69th International Astronomical Congress in Bremen, Germany on October 3, 2018. 

Significant programmatic developments in both European and U.S. land-imaging satellite systems have ushered in a new era of rapid revisit, operational land imaging, with numerous benefits to data users worldwide. This special session titled, "Landsat-Copernicus Sentinel 2 Collaboration: Integrated operational land imaging to meet user needs worldwide" will review current activities and future plans in transatlantic land-imaging collaboration. Collaboration between the United States and Europe will offer users continuity of high-precision land-imaging data for the next 25 years.  Increased availability of data will open up numerous new applications to benefit societies worldwide.

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