Satellite eye for Galathea 3. Annual report 2007

Publication: ResearchReport – Annual report year: 2008


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Satellite Eye for Galathea 3 is a project funded by Egmont Fonden and the participating institutes – Risø DTU, DTU Space, ESA Eduspace, Niels Bohr Institute at University of Copenhagen, GRAS and DMI - in the period 2006 to 2008. During the Galathea 3 expedition around 10.000 satellite images were collected along the entire route. The expedition took place from 11th August 2006 to 25th April 2007. The satellite images were shown in near-real-time on Google Earth along with near-real-time ship observations. Based on the satellite images, the ship observations and through collaboration with many Galathea 3 research projects educational material for upper secondary schools were being prepared. A total of 41 educational projects were being developed. Most of this information was published at EMU, the Danish portal for schools during 2007 in Danish and English. In addition, a satellite image with a short text was published each week at the homepage . During 2007 the Satellite Eye team jointly with Nature & science prepared an educational film ‘Satellite Eye – Galathea 3 fra rummet’. This work is funded by The Danish Ministry of Education, Tips- og Lottopuljen. The film will be sent to upper secondary schools along with the Satellite Living Atlas. The latter will consist of the 40 weekly images and a series of satellite image animations that shows our living Earth from space.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2008
Place of publicationRoskilde
PublisherDanmarks Tekniske Universitet, Risø Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi
Number of pages17
ISBN (print)87-550-03645-7
NameDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
ISSN (print)0106-2840


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