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With Tropomi, we are pushing things to the limit

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12 October 2017 - With Tropomi, we are pushing things to the limit
‘You only experience a project like Tropomi a few times during your working life,’ says Nick van der Valk,...

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Dutch instrument Tropomi ready for launch, united with satellite Sentinel 5p

Meetinstrument Tropomi is bevestigd op satelliet Sentinel 5p bij Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage, Engeland.

19 July 2015 - Dutch instrument Tropomi ready for launch, united with satellite Sentinel 5p
The Dutch atmospheric instrument Tropomi is ready for launch and has succesfully been attached to its satellite, Sentinel 5p....

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Dutch researchers make air quality forecast for World Cup football tournament

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9 July 2014 - Dutch researchers make air quality forecast for World Cup football tournament
At the World Cup football tournament in Brazil, the Dutch national team have been playing in different cities under...

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Nederlands satellietinstrument Tropomi meet smog op stadsniveau

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4 November 2013 - Nederlands satellietinstrument Tropomi meet smog op stadsniveau
Het in 2017 te lanceren Nederlandse satellietinstrument Tropomi gaat vanuit de ruimte luchtvervuiling in kaart brengen op stadsniveau. De...

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GMES heet voortaan Copernicus

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11 December 2012 - GMES heet voortaan Copernicus
Het Europese aardobservatieprogramma GMES gaat verder onder de naam Copernicus. De naamswijziging leidt de operationele fase van het programma...

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Satellites mapping urban warming

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27 November 2012 - Satellites mapping urban warming
In daytime, the surface area of all 73 largest cities in the Netherlands is an average of 2.9 degrees...

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Website for free satellite data on the Netherlands

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21 March 2012 - Website for free satellite data on the Netherlands
“Today I have been circulating round the earth as a living satellite for exactly three months. To see the...

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Nederland bouwt opnieuw belangrijk satellietinstrument: Tropomi

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3 July 2009 - Nederland bouwt opnieuw belangrijk satellietinstrument: Tropomi
Nederlandse bedrijven en instituten gaan de komende jaren opnieuw een belangrijk satellietinstrument ontwikkelen en bouwen. Na het sterrenkundige instrument...

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The Netherlands to help build the MetOp weather satellites

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11 July 2006 - The Netherlands to help build the MetOp weather satellites
Europe’s latest weather satellites are referred to as MetOp. Three samples will spend the next few years studying the...

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Dutchman obtains doctorate in ‘dust measurements’ with Sciamachy

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23 June 2006 - Dutchman obtains doctorate in ‘dust measurements’ with Sciamachy
The measuring instrument Sciamachy onboard ESA’s environmental satellite Envisat is capable of observing tiny dust particles in the atmosphere,...

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