The Vegetation Programme The Europe & Space Series n°13, September 2013
Under human pressure, many changes are taking place in the resources and the environment of Earth. An increasing global population fuels the need for food, natural resources and land. Consequently, the need for maintaining a capacity to observe and understand the Earth system and the biophysical processes has become a key element for the sustainable management of the planet"s natural resources. The SPOT-Vegetation instruments have significantly contributed to reach this goal. (To Read the Full Text, Download the Document).