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Matra Marconi Space UK has delivered an £18m satellite instrument to the Government for a project to detect and measure global climate change. The Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer will be launched next year by the European Space Agency as part of the ENVISAT satellite. Designed to measure sea temperatures globally, it can also measure land […]

Matra Marconi Space UK has delivered an £18m satellite instrument to the Government for a project to detect and measure global climate change.

The Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer will be launched next year by the European Space Agency as part of the ENVISAT satellite.

Designed to measure sea temperatures globally, it can also measure land surface temperatures and vegetation.