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Polar View is an earth observation (EO) or satellite remote-sensing program, focused on both the Arctic and the Antarctic. Polar View is supported by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission with participation by the Canadian Space Agency. It promotes the utilization of satellites for public good and in support of public policy in the areas of sustainable economic development, marine safety, and environment.

The Polar View Team consists of companies, government agencies and research institutes across Europe and Canada and is likely the most experienced and comprehensive group in the world of polar EO experts. Each organization brings diverse, complementary skills the Polar View program and is committed to establishing a dedicated service for addressing polar issues using earth observation technologies.

Polar View has participants from Canada, Finland, Norway, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, and Sweden.

DMI contributes to Polar View by producing medium resolution ice charts covering the Greenlandic Waters. The ice charts are produced by the Greenland Ice Service at DMI. The service is responsible for the operational sea ice mapping in Greenland waters for the safety of navigation.

DMI also provides satellite monitoring of the Greenland coastal regions in the form of MODIS images from the Dundee Satellite Receiving station.

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