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Space technologies have enabled humans to observe the climate through a network of interconnected satellites, enabling cloud imagery, classification and estimation of the amounts of rain they carry, and the monitoring of storms and hurricanes, and their movement and appreciation of their strength, which helped to reduce their risks.

Space information also facilitated the weather monitoring which assist in disaster preparedness and amelioration, such as prediction of weather changes in different areas, which contributed to the efforts of farmers and to provide greater protection for sailors and divers, mountain climbers, and long-distance travelers.