European Remote Sensing Satellite

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A pair of satellites (ERS-1 and ERS-2) launched by the European Space Agency. Although primarily designed as Earth-resource satellites, their instrumentation also obtained meteorological and climatological data. ERS-2, in particular, surveyed atmospheric ozone with the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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