IoT Data Helps Build Earth’s Digital Twin for Planetary Health

By Claire Swedberg

The European Commission is reviewing a European Space Agency project called Destination Earth that may launch in 2023, allowing governments, businesses and the public to determine the impacts of specific human activity on climate change.

The  European Space Agency (ESA) plans to employ data collected from Internet of Things (IoT) technologies via satellite and ground-based sources to help states, companies and individuals measure how to preserve our planet. The ESA's Digital Twin Earth project, known as  Destination Earth, is intended to be rolled out in the coming years through a phased approach, once it's approved by the  European Commission. The core digital twins, followed by ...

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