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|Announcement of ITT - GlobVapour
|The Invitation To Tender (ITT) on the DUE GlobVapour, Ref. AO6090 in the ESA
Invitations to Tender, has been published on EMITS with a closing date of
13 July 2009.
| The European Space Agency (ESA) hereby invites all interested companies from DUE
participating countries to submit a tender for the DUE GlobVapour procurement. If
companies are not yet registered as an ESA bidder, they are invited to obtain
access to EMITS by completing a questionnaire, which can be found at the
indicated URL below, section Registration Request.
Water vapour is a key gas in the atmosphere that is both chemically and radiatively active. It is the strongest greenhouse gas on the planet, and in its condensed forms as liquid and ice exert a profound influence on both incoming solar and outgoing infrared radiation, but is not directly anthropogenically produced.
The objective of the GlobVapour project is to support users' requirements for a long time series of satellite borne globalwater vapour measurements by performing the following activities: