Copernicus - previously GMES - is the European initiative for Global Monitoring for Environment and Security. Copernicus is being implemented by the European Commission and the European Space Agency (ESA) and aims to provide reliable and accurate environmental- and security-related information to the public and decision-makers. For more in-depth information about GAF's Copernicus/GMES experience please read the "GMES Thementage 2012 presentation" (document in German language).

The following is a synopsis of recent - current involvements in Copernicus/GMES:

Land Monitoring

Marine Environment Monitoring

Atmosphere Monitoring

Emergency Management

Climate Change