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The National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) is part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and looks at improving knowledge of the earth by taking observations from space and aircraft, as well as observations from the ground to produce models which will help understand, respond and adapt to climate and environmental changes.[1]

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1 History 2 Structure 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

History[edit] The organisation was previously centred at the University of Reading, known nationally for its department of meteorology, which requires satellite observation of the Earth. The NCEO is now at the University of Leicester, known for its research into astronomy and its National Space Centre. Structure[edit] The NCEO is based in the United Kingdom and works closely with the UK satellite industry. It is a part of the larger Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).[2] See also[edit]

British Geological Survey in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) at the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory at Harwell. National Centre for Atmospheric Science at the University of Leeds Category:Earth observation satellites of the European Space Agency

References[edit]

^ "University of Leicester scientist to head national research centre for Earth Observation". University of Leicester. 22 January 2014.  ^ NCEO: About NCEO

External links[edit]

NCE

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