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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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The EU highlights 4 projects on environmental observation in which CREAF is involved

26 de October 2020Adriana Clivillé

In its periodic report of research results Pack Cordis, the European Union highlights 9 projects funded by Horizon 2020 on environmental observation, 4 of wich involve CREAF.

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Joan Masó against the digital Tower of Babel

20 de October 2020Adriana Clivillé

A physicist who specializes in spatial information and programming, Joan Masó has actively contributed to milestones such as the development of the MiraMon digital mapping software and the creation of the Web Map Tile Service standard. His work could be defined as using open data to create opportunities.

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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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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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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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CREAF participates in the global initiative GEO WEEK in Washington DC

23 de October 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

The annual meeting of GEO (Group on Earth Observations) will take place between the 23 and 27 of October in Washington DC. There are two sessions organized by CREAF: one centering on citizen science, and the other on future prospects for EuroGEOSS.

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