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Monitoring the water regime of wetlands from Space helps us protect water ecosystems

Interview of Iphigenia Keramitsoglou, Research Director National Observatory of Athens, Greece

Season 1, episode 6
7 min / Published

Mapping the water regime of wetlands is a very challenging task. Some wetlands are always flooded whereas others are only seasonally or rarely flooded. These changes make wetlands very dynamic ecosystems. As Low Earth Orbit satellites acquire images every few days, they can be used to monitor this dynamic behaviour. 

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