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Sentinel-2 satellite. Photograph: European Space Agency
Lochs in space: ESA's Sentinel-2 will scan Scotland's lakes for contamination. Photograph: European Space Agency

SEPA to study monitoring Scotland’s water quality from space

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is taking part in a feasibility study into the use of Earth observation satellites to monitor water quality in Scotland’s lakes.

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