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Observing our environment from space has revolutionized our understanding of the planet, and our ability to protect it.

CLS, a subsidiary of CNES, ARDIAN & IFREMER, is a worldwide company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for the Earth since 1986.

Its mission is to deploy innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet, and to manage its resources sustainably.

CLS works in 6 strategic areas of activity :

Sustainable management of fisheries

Environmental monitoring

Maritime safety and security

Fleet management

Energy & mining

Space & ground systems.

We process environmental data and positions, ocean and inland waters observations. In addition we monitor land and sea activities by satellite.

  • 80,000 beacons per month (drifting buoys, animal tags, VMS beacons, LRIT tracking, etc.)
  • More than 20 instruments onboard satellites dailyNearly 130 satellites deliver daily information to CLS about the state of the planet and its activities.
  • Nearly 130 satellites deliver daily information to CLS about the state of the planet and its activities.
  • nearly 10,000 radar images are processed each year