Upcoming events

August 28, 2017


Toulouse , France
Monday August 28, 2017 — Thursday August 31, 2017

September 03, 2017


Buenos Aires, Argentina ,
Sunday September 3, 2017 — Friday September 8, 2017

Graz , Austria
Sunday September 3, 2017 — Thursday September 7, 2017

September 04, 2017


Germany and France ,
Monday September 4, 2017 — Friday September 8, 2017

Svalvard , Norway
Monday September 4, 2017 — Friday September 15, 2017

September 05, 2017


Poznan , Poland
Tuesday September 5, 2017 — Thursday September 7, 2017

September 06, 2017


Singapore ,
Wednesday September 6, 2017 — Thursday September 7, 2017

September 07, 2017

September 11, 2017


Reading , United Kingdom
Monday September 11, 2017 — Thursday September 14, 2017

Reading , United Kingdom
Monday September 11, 2017 — Friday September 15, 2017

Paris , France
Monday September 11, 2017 — Friday September 15, 2017

Warsaw , Poland
Monday September 11, 2017 — Thursday September 14, 2017

September 12, 2017


Amman, Jordan ,
Tuesday September 12, 2017 — Thursday September 14, 2017

Vienna , Austria
Tuesday September 12, 2017 — Wednesday September 13, 2017
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News

Congratulations to DHI GRAS for the Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data!

GEO Secretariat helped the GEO community to organize and respond to the Call for Collaborative Data Innovations launched by the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) and the World Bank last year. Recently the result was announced. Ten projects were funded and DHI GRAS together with the University of Twente and the European Space Agency have been funded to develop a project on Wetlands Monitoring with Earth Observation Data. the Lead Organization is Ramsar Center for Eastern Africa and the location will be Uganda

OGC is seeking Information on Geospatial APIs

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is looking for information on the existence of mapping and geospatial Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) as part of an OGC Concept Development Study (CDS) that will examine the interoperability of existing geospatial APIs.

Automatic coherence workflow with Geo4i

In order to meet internal needs, and after a long period of R&D, Geo4i is pleased to announce the implementation of an image processing tool, into its geospatial platform, in order to produce automatically radar coherence maps.

Sentinel-2B successfully lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport

The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop, Brussels, 24 April 2017

The “Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop” will take place in Brussels on 24 April in the Breydel Auditorium, DG GROW from 09:00 to 17:30.

RDA Webinar: Datacubes as an Enabling "Big Data" Paradigm

March, 06, 2017 – “Research Data Alliance”: (RDA) kindly invites you to take part in the Datacubes as an Enabling “Big Data” Paradigm webinar, presented on March 6 at 14:00 UTC by Peter Baumann, co-chair of the RDA Big Data Interest Group, Geospatial Interest Group, and Array Database Assessment Working Group.

EARSC participated to several workshops in Japan on 15-16 February 2017

EARSC together with 3 member companies – Airbus D&S, GMV and e-GEOS participated in the S-NET 4th Sectorial Meeting “EO ✕ Data Platform” in Tokyo on 15 February 2017. The event showed growing interest in Japan for consolidating EO and IT. The following day, Japan Space Systems (JSS) organised the first EARSC-JSS Joint EO & IT Seminar to give an opportunity for the two industries to come together and exchange ideas from fresh perspectives.

GeoVille kicks off the H2020 EO VAS project

1st March 2017

A new project, bringing an even better value to Copernicus data, has started today. GeoVille is excited about the potential of the “Earth Observation Value Adding Services (EO VAS)” project and the cooperation with Sinergise – a GIS IT company situated in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

GAF team to provide technical assistance to GMES & Africa Support Programme

(Munich, 24 February 2017) GAF AG is pleased to announce the award of the “GMES and Africa Support Programme Technical Assistance Team” service contract by the European Commission. The services consist of the provision of support and consulting to the African Union Commission (AUC), which is coordinating the GMES & Africa initiative.

Airbus’ Fodder Production Index with good market introduction for Livestock farmers insurance against climate risks

Toulouse, 01 March 2017 – Within one year after its introduction, the Fodder Production Index for monitoring grass production is already being used by most of the insurance companies. Developed by Airbus based on its long experience in the agricultural sector it allows estimation and compensation, if applicable, without a site visit by an expert.

Snapplanet App wins Top Prize at Space App Camp

28 February 2017

Developers of an app that combines the increasing availability of satellite images with social networking took home the top prize at this year’s Space App Camp in Barcelona.

Crop watch

A smart agriculture solution is identifying areas at risk of insect swarming activities using satellite data, crowdsourcing and machine learning. Lena Nietbaur reports

Smarter farming

A new project hopes to offer German farmers the benefits of the latest advances in satellite imagery.

MDA to Acquire DigitalGlobe

San Francisco CA (SPX) Feb 27, 2017. DigitalGlobe brings to the combined company the industry’s most sophisticated satellite imaging constellation, a 17-year time-lapse image library, a world-class ground infrastructure, and a growing ecosystem of geospatial content producers and consumers leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to address complex global problems at scale.

Airbus Partners with Bird.i for Easy Access to Fresh Earth Observation Imagery

Toulouse, 27/02/2017: Airbus Defence and Space has closed a partnership agreement with Bird.i, a global platform for accessing the world’s best satellite, airborne and drone imagery. Objective of the partnership is to allow real-time on-line visualisation of Airbus Defence and Space freshest Pléiades and SPOT satellite images, and support the development of new applications and services across a wide range of related analytics markets.

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