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.
From 19th to 22nd September the WaterInnEU European project, coordinated by CREAF, held its penultimate internal meeting in Bulgaria. The meeting was held along with a stakeholders workshop and a youth involvement session.
The WaterInnEU Marketplace will be launched soon and will be a match making hub that has been established to accelerate the market translation of products and services of specific relevance to River Basin Management.
In conjunction with the meeting of the OGC Technical Committee in Barcelona from 9 to 13 March, an OGC Interoperability Day was held on Friday 13 March 2015, at Institut Cartogràfic i Geologic de Catalunya (ICGC). This event was organized by the Iberian and Latin-American Forum of the OGC (ILAF) and the Associació Catalana de Tecnologies de la Informació Geospacial (ACTIG) and sponsored by ICGC and CREAF.
A new method developed by CREAF and the Autonomous University of Barcelona allows the automatic processing of thousands of satellite images taken by Landsat without manual intervention or the need of atmospheric data.
Researchers at the CREAF are working on a study of land cover and land use for the Iberian Peninsula31 de July 2013Anna Ramon Revilla
The DINACLIVE project aims to analyze how land cover and land uses have changed throughout the Iberian Peninsula. With the extracted information, they will be able to observe the impacts of climate change and other factors, such as the effects of the drought on vegetation.
The information captured by Landsat-8 will be published and will serve to advance the research, study and management of our planet, in particular, in the pursuance of agriculture, forest, water consumption or energy management.