Local Government

SATELLITES HELPING LOCAL GOVERNMENT

SATELLITES CAN…
SensorMeasureEarth Observation satellites provide data on atmospheric composition using wide range wavelengths to detect the different potential pollutants in the air.
WeatherSatellite data can help plan the optimum city layout, while multiple EO images can help identify changing developments within the cities.
CitySatellites can measure building movement to ensure safety.
Cliff Using change detection, satellites can monitor the rate of erosion.
BridgeUsing satellite navigation devices, satellites can measure millimetre changes in the movement of bridges. 
Flood plainSatellites can monitor the relative soil moisture levels and alert local governments of possible flooding.
BinGNSS satellites can help plan most effective bus routes which in turn can reduce fuel consumption. It can also help identify most efficient and cost-effective bus routes.
Land useSatellites can monitor changes in local parks, including footpath subsidence and tree health.
Satellites communications are used to connect medical service vehicles in remote areas, such a breast screening services and ambulances, back to headquarters.Amb
mobile alertsSatellites can step in when terrestrial services fail, allowing everyone to remain connected.

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UK POPULATION
64.6 MILLION
1.6 MILLION WORK IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

TOTAL BUDGET

£95.9
BILLION

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTS FOR ONE QUARTER OF ALL PUBLIC SPENDING IN THE UK

LOCAL GOVERNMENT OWN
£226.6
BILLION
IN FIXED ASSETS

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POLICE WORKERS

THE COST OF BUS SERVICES IN GREATER MANCHESTER:
£27.1 MILLION
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5.6 MILLION STREET LIGHTS
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