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November 25, 2020

News

November 25, 2020

Capacity building for the Indonesian Peat Restauration Agency BRG – Peat land mapping web workshop

Recently RSS completed an extensive peatland survey in Indonesia: 15 million hectares of peatland across Sumatra, Kalimantan, and Papua were mapped for the Indonesian Peat Restoration […]
November 11, 2020

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November 11, 2020

Globe Drought meeting facilitated for Zimbabwe stakeholders

RSS and partners (United Nations University, Welthungerhilfe) successfully held an online webinar, titled ‘Drought risk assessment validation webinar’ for stakeholders in Zimbabwe. The online meeting took […]
September 1, 2020

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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 […]
July 22, 2020

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July 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
June 5, 2020

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June 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 […]
March 31, 2020

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

March 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 […]
January 10, 2020

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

January 10, 2020

New, spatially transferable method to map drought using remote sensing

A new study published in collaboration with ICIPE this May looks at the effect of agro-ecological landscape fragmentation and its effect on honey bee habitats in Eastern Kenya.