On June 2, Russia celebrates The Day of Satellite Monitoring and Navigation. This non-official professional holiday is more closely related to ecology, than you may think.
Today we can hardly imagine our lives without satellite technologies. Several decades ago the possibility to track location of an object in any part of the globe seemed limited to military field, but today satellite monitoring is widely spread in different spheres, including nature protection.
Water area protection
We use modern technologies not only to track location of vehicles in the water area, but also to identify oily discharge. The Commander Islands Nature and Biosphere Reserve uses all…