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Bulletin: Restoration action in Africa supported by HERMOSA

Bulletin: Restoration action in Africa supported by HERMOSA

Over the past few weeks we spoke about optical and radar data analyses, VHR data, interoperability and other fancy stuff that HERMOSA is capable of. One of the big questions in this context: Who are the organisations that need this functionality?

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Feature of the week: Copernicus – Europe’s eyes on Earth – at your fingertips

Feature of the week: Copernicus – Europe’s eyes on Earth – at your fingertips

Today it is common practice for everyone to take pictures with digital cameras or mobile phones. When photographing people they are usually not more than a few meters away while landscape pictures might have a range of a few hundred meters or a couple of kilometers at the most. Given this scope of personal experience it is quite astounding to think about satellites flying in space at an altitude of several hundred or even thousands of kilometers taking very detailed pictures of the Earth. Well, this is what is happening since 2015 in the context of a programme financed by the European Union called Copernicus.

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Bulletin: Science meets information technology in HERMOSA

Bulletin: Science meets information technology in HERMOSA

The objective of HERMOSA is to quantify restoration activities and to create credibility through transparency.

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Feature of the week: Exchanging knowledge using the module "Learn & Share"

Feature of the week: Exchanging knowledge using the module "Learn & Share"

The sight of destroyed ecosystems is harrowing and when considering the scale of destruction humanity is facing one can be even more disheartened. This is especially true if one is involved in the restoration or conservation effort.

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