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CREAF takes off with the Landsat-9 satellite

7 de October 2021Gerard Gaya

The recent launch of the Landsat-9 satellite by NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) marks a small step forward in the study and understanding the Earth's surface. CREAF followed this charismatic event live and took the opportunity to bring remote sensing technologies closer to society.

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Alba Anadon Rosell, a gentle sight with a forceful speech

14 de September 2021Adriana Clivillé

Without making too much noise and with an always affable look. Talking to Alba Anadon Rosell you get the feeling that, despite the difficulties, this researcher with a heterogeneous international background always approaches situations in a cordial and affectionate way.

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Alaitz Zabala, an environmentalist enthralled by geographic information systems

3 de March 2021Adriana Clivillé

A courageous scientist, able to change course of things when she was almost finishing her degree in Environmental Sciences, constant in focusing her efforts and time on geographical standardization once she detected she was passionate about it. This temperament characterizes CREAF researcher Alaitz Zabala and, to a large extent, has led her to specialize in advanced research on geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, and to teach at the Autonomous University of Barcelona on these disciplines.

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Nature-based solutions and remote sensing to recover degraded land with NewLife4Drylands

19 de February 2021Adriana Clivillé

The European NewLife4Drylands project aims to apply nature-based solutions (NBS) to restore degraded and desertified lands, using remote sensing data and models. From CREAF we contribute with the experience of two research teams: the Protecsòls group, for the restoration of degraded landscapes, and the Grumets group, for environmental remote sensing.

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Water-ForCE, a roadmap on future Copernicus water-related services and missions

9 de February 2021Adriana Clivillé

A group of specialists in remote sensing applications in the water sector and in the fields of research, engineering and political decision making define the necessary services and future missions related to water of Copernicus, the observation program of the land of the European Union and the European Space Agency. This is the main axis of the European Water-ForCE research project. At CREAF, the main researcher involved is Lluís Pesquer, as well as the researchers Ester Prat, Cristina Domingo and Joan Masó, all of them also members of the GRUMETS research group.

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