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  1. CLS- 20 years working for science and the environment

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    June 15, 2006

    Since 1986, CLS—a subsidiary of CNES and IFREMER—has been leveraging CNES’s expertise in processing transmitter signals received by satellites and working to safeguard the planet. Today, it is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

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  2. Sea elephant oceanographers: a 10-year success story

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    May 7, 2013

    For the last 10 years, more than 200 elephant seals have been patrolling the southern seas wearing some strange headgear: an Argos transmitter instrumented with temperature, salinity and pressure sensors. The data these sensors acquire are fed in near-real time into the Mercator operational oceanography model and also tell us more about the animals' ecology.

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