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 […]
April 5, 2019

Fire experiment in Brandenburg

RSS is currently contributing to new research on fire detection and management technology, driven by the project "FireSense" and our drone was out recording infrared footage over a controlled burn in Brandenburg.
April 25, 2018

Burned area mapping using Sentinel-1 SAR time series

The ESA Fire CCI project focuses on the development of long time series of burned area constructed from multi sensor satellite data. It is part of the Climate Change Initiative (CCI) of the European Space Agency (ESA). As a project partner, RSS produced the first spatial estimates of burned area for the fire prone year 2015 using on high-resolution Sentinel-1 SAR imagery.