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September 1, 2020

News

September 1, 2020

3D mapping of 15 million hectares of peatlands supporting BRG – the Indonesian Peat Restoration agency

Indonesia hosts the largest tropical peatland areas worldwide. These landscapes represent huge carbon sinks, formed over the last 15.000 years from deposited plant remains, which accumulate […]
August 5, 2020

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August 5, 2020

ESA selected RSS’ marine plastic idea on the Open Space Innovation Platform and kicked-off an Early Technology Development project

Last year, ESA asked via the Open Space Innovation Platform for innovative ideas to detect and track marine plastic litter using satellites. Marine litter is one […]
Juli 22, 2020

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Juli 22, 2020

New publication on SDG reporting in Remote Sensing of Environment

Wetland extent tools for SDG 6.6.1 reporting from the Satellite-based Wetland Observation Service
Juni 5, 2020

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Juni 5, 2020

Two new publications on food security in Africa

April 1, 2020

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April 1, 2020

Covid 19 update – RSS is fully operational

The Covid 19 pandemic is a major challenge for us all and requires us to act responsibly. We would like to inform you about the current […]
März 31, 2020

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

März 31, 2020

New Striga weed mapping mechanism developed for Africa

In collaboration with the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi (Kenya) and within a BIOVISION funded project, RSS has developed a satellite-based […]
Januar 10, 2020

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

Januar 10, 2020

New, spatially transferable method to map drought using remote sensing

RSS published a spatially explicit and transferable approach to mapping drought with remote sensing this month. All the model’s input variables are available at no cost […]
November 28, 2019

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November 28, 2019

CoExist KICK-OFF MEETING AT UN-IOM

CoExist will monitor environmental-related transhumance patterns and will assess the associated risks for population displacement in Chad and the Central African Republic. The project is a […]
November 26, 2019

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November 26, 2019

NEW EARTH OBSERVATION METHOD FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE PLANTS

In collaboration with the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi (Kenya) and an EU funded project on camel milk value chains, RSS […]