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Thanks to its capacity to monitor the environment, Copernicus can support applications in the domain of tourism.


The main domain of application concerns the assessment of bathing conditions. For instance, the Copernicus marine environment monitoring service can be used to implement coastal water quality services that can in turn help public authorities to enhance protection of bathing waters.


The service can also help to detect jelly fish populations and predict algal blooms.



Two-week time series imagery showing the effect of spring time
snowmelt on the sediment dynamics of the Po river in Italy.

(Credits: EOMAP)



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