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  • COOPERATION

    SAR-based burned area mapping training in Indonesia

    SAR-based burned area mapping training in Indonesia

    Within the framework of the GIZ’s FORCLIME programme, RSS was recently hosting a week-long training on burned area detection using Sentinel-1 satellite data. Over 20 Indonesian officials from MoEF, LAPAN and provincial authorities explored how Sentinel-1 data could be used to complement Landsat-based burned area mapping in Indonesia. Persistent cloud cover throughout the year is a ...
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    New insights on the coastal accumulation of microplastics

    New insights on the coastal accumulation of microplastics

    Although freshwater systems are equally if not more contaminated with microplastics than the oceans, large rivers have been largely ignored in previous years. RSS has been working together with the GFZ Helmholtz Institute in Potsdam, the Institute of Marine Sciences in Venice and the University of Bayreuth to resolve this problem by modelling microplastic accumulation ...
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    We've moved!

    We’ve moved!

    Last week, we were busy moving our offices from Baierbrunn to a new location high above the city of Munich. We are now on the 13th floor of Munich’s Ten Towers, just a short walk from the Ostbahnhof or Leuchtenbergring train stations as well as the city’s local tram, bus and subway networks. Our building is ...
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    Best paper award for RSS and ICIPE at AARSE

    Best paper award for RSS and ICIPE at AARSE

    Last month, RSS and ICIPE collaborated on a paper researching how remote sensing vegetation variables predict the spatial distribution of pests (Trioza erytreae) in Kenya. The publication was presented at the African Association of Remote Sensing of The Environment (AARSE2018) conference this October and won the best paper award. For more information, read the full study ...
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    Success story of RSS published in “The Ever Growing Use of Copernicus across Europe’s Regions”

    Success story of RSS published in “The Ever Growing Use of Copernicus across Europe’s Regions”

    The publication is a collection of success stories on how Copernicus data meets the concrete needs of regional policy making. The RSS contribution “How Copernicus supports the energy transition“ was selected and included as a success story. The launch of “The Ever Growing Use of Copernicus across Europe’s Regions” at the European Parliament on November ...
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    Join us at the COP13!

    Join us at the COP13!

    Meet RSS at the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) which will be held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, from 21 to 29 October 2018. RSS will present latest wetland monitoring approaches from DeMo-Wetlands during the side event „EO A GAME CHANGER FOR RAMSAR ...
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    DeMo-Wetlands field survey and stakeholder meeting in Rwanda

    DeMo-Wetlands field survey and stakeholder meeting in Rwanda

    The DeMo-Wetlands team traveled to Rwanda this month, meeting with local stakeholders and exchanging the latest advances in geospatial products for wetlands. The DeMo-Wetlands project has been running since 2015 and aims to provide maps on surface water dynamics, wetland extent, potential wetlands, land cover/ land use, and wetland use intensity to local conservationists, scientists ...
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    INDONESIAN PEAT PRIZE ANNOUNCES WINNER OF $1 MILLION

    INDONESIAN PEAT PRIZE ANNOUNCES WINNER OF $1 MILLION

    We are very pleased to announce that RSS, as lead of the International Peat Mapping Team, won the Indonesian Peat Prize this morning! The competition aimed to find a new, more accurate and efficient way of mapping tropical peatland extent and thickness, and the Scientific Advisory Board selected our methodology from a number of highly ...
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