The ESA Earth Observation – Φ-week, 22-26 October 2018, Rome, Italy

The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising a Φ-week event focusing on EO Open Science  and FutureEO – to review the latest developments in Open Science trends and kick-start innovative activities of the recently created Φ-department looking at FutureEO, and its associated Φ-lab aiming to identify, support and scale bold EO ideas.The event will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN from 22 to 26 October 2018. Please submit your abstract before 1st April 2018 by clicking HERE View more details HERE

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Regional workshop on UNCCD reporting, 12-15 March 2018, Antalya, Turkey

From 12 of 15 of March of 2018 Deputy director of Space Research Institute NASU-SSAU Prof. Nataliia Kussul participated in Regional workshop on UNCCD training for the countries on NMED/CEE and Central Asia that was held in Antalya and funded by UNEP/GEF Global Support Programme. Within the workshop Prof. Nataliia represented Ukrainian contribution to GEO related activities and GEOEssential/ERA-PLANET H2020 project, as well as the results of global land cover products validation via cross-comparison with national high-resolution land cover maps for the territory of Ukraine with presentation “SDG Monitoring and Global Products Validation within GEO related projects“. Workflows for SGD indicators monitoring that are under development with GEOEssential project will… Read More

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GEOEssential Workshop on Workflows, Palma de Majorca, Spain, 23-25 April 2018

One of the main goals of the GEOEssential project is to create cross-thematic workflows to evaluate, predict and monitor natural resources to inform via Earth Observations the Sustainable Development Goals, and other relevant environmental policy at European and national scales. The GEOEssential workshop organized in 23 – 25 April, 2018, in Palma de Mallorca, was focused on practically defining and executing these cross-thematic workflows, using the Virtual Laboratory (VLab) – cloud-based platform, developed by one of our partners – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – CNR. There were 24 participants, representing the majority of the partners in the project. Achievements:  Several workflows were successfully executed during the workshop for different SDG… Read More

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Ukraine – Cooperation Agreement signed by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, h Institute NAS Ukraine and SSA Ukraine

On the 7-th of March 2018 a cooperation agreement between Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine and Space Research(SRI NASU-SSAU) was signed. Ukraine is a party of international programs, conventions and initiatives (including ones on the UN level) for environmental monitoring, in particular the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, etc. As part of this activity, international institutions require from the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine to create land cover maps for the whole country on a regular basis and assess existing changes in land use. The territory of Ukraine is large in area, and… Read More

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