This text presents papers from the 18th EARSeL Symposium, held in Enschede, Netherlands. The papers are followed by application-oriented contributions on specific themes such as land use and nature management; water quality and pollution monitoring; and coastal zone management.

Remote Sensing for Sustainable development, Implementation strageties and cost-benefit analysis, land use and nature management; Water quality and pollution monitoring, Coastal Zone management, new airborne and spaceborne techniques, Geomorphological harzards and floods, new processing and analysing techniques, Climate chnage and interaction with landuse, Sustainable development in developing countries, Monitoring environmental impact.