Etiqueta: Earth Observation

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How to improve the EU’s drinking water supply by monitoring lakes

19 de March 2021Adriana Clivillé

Monitoring the extent of lake effluents provides valuable information on the risk of pollution and contributes to improving drinking water production and preserving environmental sustainability. This is the aim of the European WQeMS project, which seeks to improve the supply of drinking water to all member states of the EU by monitoring the quality of lake water, through Earth observation tools.

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CREAF, new member of the European Open Science Cloud, EOSC

18 de December 2020Ángela Justamante

The recently formed 'European Open Science Cloud, EOSC’ association incorporates CREAF among its members and other research centers and organizations across Europe.

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Citizen science, reinforced thanks to Ground Truth 2.0 and its methodology

17 de November 2020Adriana Clivillé

Creating and validating a methodology to generate citizen science observatories is the common thread of the European project Ground Truth 2.0, which has worked with 4 observatories in Europe (Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and Sweden) and 2 in Africa (Kenya and Zambia) in actual operating conditions.

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CREAF becomes a GEO Associate

1 de October 2019Verónica Couto Antelo

With a view to improving access to and the availability and use of geospatial data, the intergovernmental partnership GEO (Group on Earth Observations) has this year established a GEO Associate membership category for organizations based anywhere in the world and related to such data. CREAF recently became one of the first six GEO Associates.

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e-shape: a new project which aims at strengthening the benefits for Europe of GEOSS

15 de May 2019CREAF

Participation of CREAF will be in the showcase about Ecology with a certain continuity of the EcoPotential activities.

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Satellites are overestimating vegetation’s ability to absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide

1 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

According to an article by CREAF researchers Benjamin Stocker and Josep Peñuelas published in Nature Geoscience, drought impact studies based on satellite data do not factor in the effects of soil moisture.

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Earth Observation and Essential Variables: useful for evaluating progress towards fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals

29 de March 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

A CREAF research team comprising Joan Masó, Ivette Serral, Cristina Domingo and Alaitz Zabala has created a graphic that shows the links and gaps between Essential Variables, the Sustainable Development Goal indicators and the data available from Earth observation networks.

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ECOPOTENTIAL launched “SPACED: Using Earth Observations to Protect Natural Landscapes” exhibition in Bruxelles

5 de March 2018Albert Naya i Díaz

To help promote ECOPOTENTIAL project CREAF and all ECOPOTENTIAL partners opened an exhibition entitled "Spaced: Using Earth Observations to Protect Natural Landscapes" at the European Parliament. Those with passes to the European Parliament can view it from 8-12 January 2018.

Knowledge

Current challenges for a global contribution of the European Earth Observation

10 de January 2018Joan Masó

European products derived from satellite and in-situ data describe the status and the temporal evolution of the planet and, combined with others, will help to understand how human activities are contributing to global change. A better organized European contribution will have even bigger influence in informed decision making.

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Do you know ECOPOTENTIAL?

14 de November 2016CREAF

ECOPOTENTIAL publishes a new video to explain what the project is about, wich is framed within the European Union Horizon 2020 program.

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CREAF is co-organizer of the ConnectinGEO and ENEON workshops in Austria

5 de August 2016Albert Naya i Díaz

During the week of October 10-14, the city of Laxenburg (Austria) will host the Earth Observation workshop meeting ConnectinGEO and ENEON Workshop Week. In the first of two workshops, initial results of the ConnectinGeo project will be presented, while the second will cover ENEON's completed work and upcoming activities. Both projects are led by CREAF.

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