The National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) is a distributed NERC centre of over 80 scientists from UK universities and research organisations.

NCEO provides the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council with national capability in Earth observation science – monitoring the health of our planet through satellite instruments and more – with world-class capability in interpreting these data.

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Facilities and Instrumentation

Our instruments, data facilities and key tools for Earth Observation support the work of NERC scientists undertaking research anywhere worldwide....

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Data & Tools

There are many tools that scientists use to study the Earth System, from computer algorithms for extracting and comparing Earth observation datas...

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Skills

NCEO provides a range of tools and support for people who use Earth Observation data.

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Innovation

NCEO links scientific expertise in environmental science with progress in the satellite technology sector, and supports the exploitation of satel...

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