Global Monitoring for Environment and Security

GMES: e-GEOS wins contracts from the European Commission to provide satellite data and maps for emergency management

e-GEOS has won two tenders launched by the European Commission worth a total of EUR 9.6 million, as part of the GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme.

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A new generation of meteorological satellites

Europe’s next fleet of meteorological satellites is set to debut in 2017, following today’s signing of the development contract. While Meteosat Third Generation will ensure full continuity with the current Meteosat satellite family, it will also introduce significant improvements.

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EU Parliament Supports GMES Within Financial Framework

On 16 February, the European Parliament voted on the future of GMES in a resolution that strongly supports the programme being funded within the Multiyear Financial Framework and for it to be operational from 2014. The motion, which was presented in Strasbourg, France, by MEP Norbert Glante on behalf of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, was adopted in plenary.

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