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Morocco launched a new satellite on 20 November which aims to assist with a range of tasks including the prevention and management of natural disasters, monitoring changes in the environment and desertification, as well as border and coastal surveillance.

Mohammed VI-B, a remote sensing Earth observation satellite, was put into orbit via Arianespace’s Vega launcher which lifted off from Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana.

The satellite is understood to have a panchromatic resolution of 50 cm, and it can take more than 500 images a day, updating its data every six hours.

Arianespace, majority-owned by a joint venture of Airbus and Safran, launched Morocco’s first Earth observation satellite, Mohammed VI-A in November 2017.

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Publishing date 22/11/2018

Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale (CRTS)

Contact Person
Mr Driss El Hadani
Fax: +212 (37) 77 6300
Email: elhadaniatcrts [dot] gov [dot] ma
Web: http://www.crts.gov.ma/
Address: Angle Avenue Sanawbar et Avenue Allal El Fassi,
Quartier Hay Riad Rabat,
Morocco

About CRTS
Created by decree in December 1989, the ASIC has been mandated to promote the exploitation and development of remote sensing applications in Morocco. CRTS coordinates and carries out the national program in remote sensing in collaboration with government departments, private operators and Moroccan universities.


The ASIC is responsible for acquiring, archiving…

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Centre Royal de Télédétection Spatiale (CRTS)

Personne à contacter
Mr Driss El Hadani
Fax: +212 (37) 77 6300
Email: elhadaniatcrts [dot] gov [dot] ma
Web: http://www.crts.gov.ma/
Adresse : Angle Avenue Sanawbar et Avenue Allal El Fassi,
Quartier Hay Riad Rabat,
Maroc

A propos du CRTS

Créé par décret en décembre 1989, l’ASIC est mandaté pour promouvoir l’exploitation et le développement des applications de télédétection au Maroc. Le CRTS coordonne et réalise le programme national en télédétection en collaboration avec des départements gouvernementaux, opérateurs privés et des universités marocaines.

L’ASIC est responsable de l’…

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) entered into force in 1994, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere. The Conference of the Parties (COP) was designated as the supreme governing body of the Convention.

To date, 195 countries have submitted their instruments of ratification. These countries meet once a year, during two weeks, in order to evaluate the application of the Convention and develop the negotiation process between the Parties in front of new commitments.

By virtue of this Convention, all the Parties have common but differentiated responsibilities. In addition, they take into account the specific nature of their national and regional development priorities, their goals and circumstances. According to the foregoing, their responsibilities are:

  1. Gather and share information on greenhouse gas emissions, national…
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