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
Place of PublicationRoskilde
PublisherDanmarks Tekniske Universitet, Risø Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi
Number of pages17
ISBN (print)87-550-03645-7
StatePublished - 2008
NameDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
ISSN (print)0106-2840


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