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Preface: The Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program (EnMAP) Mission: Preparing for Its Scientific Exploitation

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Section 1.4 Remote Sensing, Helmholtz Center Potsdam GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
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Laboratoire de Planétologie et Géodynamique de Nantes, University of Nantes, 2 rue de la Houssinière, BP92208, 44322 Nantes Cedex 3, France
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ESA-ESRIN, Via Galileo Galilei, 00044 Frascati, Italy
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Alberta Terrestrial Imaging Centre and Department of Geography, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
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Remote Sens. 2016, 8(11), 957; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs8110957
Received: 15 November 2016 / Accepted: 15 November 2016 / Published: 17 November 2016
The imaging spectroscopy mission EnMAP aims to assess the state and evolution of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, examine the multifaceted impacts of human activities, and support a sustainable use of natural resources. Once in operation (scheduled to launch in 2019), EnMAP will provide high-quality observations in the visible to near-infrared and shortwave-infrared spectral range. The scientific preparation of the mission comprises an extensive science program. This special issue presents a collection of research articles, demonstrating the potential of EnMAP for various applications along with overview articles on the mission and software tools developed within its scientific preparation. View Full-Text
Keywords: EnMAP; imaging spectroscopy; hyperspectral; Earth observation; satellite mission EnMAP; imaging spectroscopy; hyperspectral; Earth observation; satellite mission
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Foerster, S.; Carrère, V.; Rast, M.; Staenz, K. Preface: The Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program (EnMAP) Mission: Preparing for Its Scientific Exploitation. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 957.

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