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Earth observation strategy development


Assimila supported the UK Government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in the development of its Earth observation (EO) strategy and in communicating the applications and benefits of EO within Defra. The work was instrumental in the development of the Defra EO Centre of Excellence. 

We also supported Defra in its global EO strategy, and we were responsible for Defra’s engagement programme with UK stakeholders as part of the European Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative, the forerunner of the Copernicus Earth Observation Programme.