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  Web pages
   Some of the front pages and other main pages from the people who run
   space programmes, and a few other sites with interesting material on
   the Web. But first, the major subject catalogues...
  Internet Guides
(these lists are very extensive)!
Virtual Library: Earth Sciences
Virtual Library: Environment
Virtual Library: Meteorology
Virtual Library: Oceanography
Virtual Library: Remote Sensing
EINET Galaxy Geosciences
And the huge list of Maarten Zeylmans van Emmichoven
Bill Corner's guide is a relative newcomer that's shorter but rather nice

  National, Government and International Organisations
   _(please feel free to comment if you disagree with my

    Agence Francaise de l'Espace
    Centre National Etudes Spatiales
CNES Homepage (french only)
Earth Observation (incl SPOT)

    Agenzia Spaziale Italiana

    Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Front Page            

    Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (USA)
CIESIN Front Page     
Global Change Database

    DLR/Deutsche Fernerkundungsdatenzentrum
English Front Page    

    European Space Agency
ESA Front Page        
ESRIN Front Page      
GDS (Guide & Directory Service)
Ionia Browser         
Multi-mission Browse Service
        (prototype: availability intermittent)availability intermittent)
European Earth Observation System
Environmental & Global Change Infoservers
ESA Publications      

    European Union
Centre for Earth Observation
European Wide Service Exchange
Marine Environment Unit
Environmental and Natural Resources Management

    Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (Brazil)
Front Page            

    National Aeronautics & Space Administration (USA)
NASA Homepage         
NASA Internet connection
NASA Pathfinder Program
Global Change Data Center
Global Change Master Directory
Public Use of Remote Sensing Data

    NASA Earth Observing System (USA)
EOS Front Page        
EOSDIS Core System (ECS)
EOSDIS IMS            
MTPE Mission to Planet Earth

   Major reports on MTPE are available at and
   _The Distibuted Active Archive Centers (DAACs) are subject-oriented
   repositories for imagery and related info._

ASF DAAC (Polar processes)
CIESIN SEDAC (social aspects)
EDC DAAC (Land)       
JPL DAAC (Oceanography)
LARC DAAC (Atmosphere/radiation)
MSFC DAAC (Hydrology)           /">
NSIDC DAAC (snow & ice)
ORNL DAAC (biogeochemical)
GSFC DAAC (atmosphere/biosphere)

    National Center for Atmospheric Research (USA)
NCAR Front Page       
NCAR Data Archive     

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (USA)
NOAA Front Page       
National Climatic Data Center
National Geophysical Data Center
National Oceanographic Data Center
NOAA Geosciences Laboratory
Satellite Active Archive

    National Space Development Agency (Japan)
NASDA Front Page      

    Swedish Space Corporation
SSC Front Page        

    United States Geological Survey
USGS Front Page       
Eros Data Center      

  Professional Societies, Publicashers, etc
IEEE Geoscience/Remote Sensing
Euro. Assoc. R.S. Labs (EARSeL)
Intnl. Soc. Optical Eng. (SPIE)
European Optical Society (EOS)
Optical Soc. of America (OSA)
Intnl. Soc. Photogrammetry & RS
Remote Sensing Society (UK)
Finnish Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Russian GIS Association
OpenGIS Consortium    

GIS World (magazine)  
Earth Observation Magazine
The Electronic Atlas  

  A few Companies, Universities and other sites
    Academic & similar
Free University of Berlin
University of Dundee  
University of Minnesota
University of Hawaii  
Univ. Colorado Climate
Delft University of Technology
University of Nottingham
University of Stuttgart
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Delaware
Cornell EOS project   
Universitaet des Saarlandes
Helsinki University of Technology
International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences
Environmental Research Institute of Michigan
National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
Space Monitoring Information Support laboratory
National Land Survey of Finland
Global Change Research Information Office (USA)
Space Research Organisation Netherlands (Earth Observation)

    Commercial sites (many have very substantial free content):
Core SW ImageNet      
C.E.N. Digital Satellite Images
Satellite Observing Systems
The Geo Exchange      
Mountains West Consulting
Able Software Co      
Clyde Consulting      
Geomatics International
VYSOR Integration Inc 
Zilker Internet Park (was TAMU)
MacDonald Dettweiler  
ASD inc.              
VTT Remote Sensing    
Earth Resource Mapping
SPOT Image                    (France)
Spatial Information Customer Support Center (SDCSC)
Earthwatch, inc       
Intermountain Digital Imaging
Space Russia          
Space Information 2 meter

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