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  • News

    CoExist KICK-OFF MEETING AT UN-IOM

    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 cooperation between RSS and IOM (UN Agency – International Organization for Migration) and is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy via the DLR Space Administration. ...
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    NEW EARTH OBSERVATION METHOD FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE PLANTS

    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 has developed a satellite-based method that is able to discern spread, risk and occurrence areas for Prosopis juliflora and Parthenium hysterophorous over wider areas in Somaliland (Africa). Both invasive ...
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    PEAT REWETTING PROJECT SAVES 3 MIO. t CO2 PER YEAR

    PEAT REWETTING PROJECT SAVES 3 MIO. t CO2 PER YEAR

    In the framework of the Krombacher climate protection project, the WWF implemented a large peat restoration activity to improve the water balance of a peat swamp forest in the Indonesian part of Borneo. In this way, greenhouse gas emissions from peat fires and oxidation are avoided. RSS contributed to this project by determining the specific ...
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    GlobeDrought HOLDS 2nd STAKEHOLDER MEETING

    GlobeDrought HOLDS 2nd STAKEHOLDER MEETING

    Drought events pose a threat to crop productivity, can cause socioeconomic impacts such as decreased farmer income, and may even result in the need for international food aid. While several drought information and early warning systems are operational, they do not typically make use of the information available across scientific fields and tend to rely ...
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    RSS IS NEW MEMBER OF THE GLOBAL PEATLANDS INITIATIVE

    RSS IS NEW MEMBER OF THE GLOBAL PEATLANDS INITIATIVE

    RSS became a new member of the Global Peatlands Initiative and is now looking forward to contribute to peatland conservation through assessing the status of global peatlands. The Global Peatlands Initiative is an effort by leading experts and institutions formed by 13 founding members at the UNFCCC COP in Marrakech, Morocco in 2016 to save ...
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  • AGRICULTURE

    New publication on honey bee habitats in Kenya

    New publication on honey bee habitats in Kenya

    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. Fragmentation can significantly affect natural habitats and thus bee colongy strength, which in turn adversely affects the livelihoods of people who depend on beekeeping. This study shows ...
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    Join us at the ESA Living Planet Symposium!

    Join us at the ESA Living Planet Symposium!

    Next week, RSS will be attending the ESA Living Planet Symposium and presenting our work on the coastal accumulation of microplastics. Elizabeth Atwood will be presenting her work during the „Current and Potential Multisensor Approaches to Marine Litter Detection“ session. Her talk is one of six presentations selected from experts in the field and will ...
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  • NATURAL HAZARDS

    Fire experiment in Brandenburg

    Fire experiment in Brandenburg

    RSS is currently contributing to new research on fire detection and management technology, driven by the project „FireSense“. FireSense is a collaborative effort between RSS, ZEBRIS GIS and Consulting GbR, Max-Planck-Institut for Chemistry, the German Space Agency (DLR), and King’s College London. The project aims to develop an improved fire information system to support environmental ...
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    SWOS policy report available

    SWOS policy report available

    Enhanced wetland monitoring, assessment and indicators to support European and global environmental policy is the title of the SWOS policy report that identifies the links between the Horizon 2020 Satellite-based Wetland Observation Service (SWOS) project outcomes and existing policy frameworks at European and global levels. It aims to guide EU Strategies and Directives to better ...
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