Monitor Climate Change

EUROPA PRESS will manage the work of eight research groups. Create a constellation of nanosatellites along with poor countries. Professors, doctors and 40 graduate students. The biggest European lead the international cooperation nanosatellites, called Geocad, reflecting the contribution of Humsat program approved by the UN, which aims to create a constellation of such devices in collaboration with developing countries. The center will coordinate global Vigo a working group next to the university califoniana of-one of whose heads visible with Jordi Puig, a parent of nanosatellites-the and the Regional Centre for Education in Space Science and Technology Latin America and the Caribbean, led by Sergio Camacho, former head of the Office Space of the UN. The network that is intended to create would consist of 18 nano-satellites that would form a constellation that orbit the planet at a distance of about 500 or 600 kilometers. Humsat The program aims to promote applications that affect communications, telemedicine, monitoring of climate change and education.

Thus, the University of Vigo will become the first Spanish university to develop this work, in which eight research groups will intervene and thirty teachers and doctors, and about forty graduate students and engineers from school projects Industrial Engineering, Telecommunications and Informatics, Faculty of Sciences. The project envisages the creation of a network of ground sensors that communicate via satellite to monitor climate change globally. The system is a low cost, which allows countries with limited financial means access to space technology, thus achieving what they call us “the democratization of space.” In the coming days, the draft will be submitted to UNESCO in Paris.