RECENT ACTIVITIES

Read here more on recent activities and research projects. We are actively develop new algorithms for remote sensing image interpretation, mass data processing and new information products based on machine learning and AI. We present new research results at conferences and scientific publications.

August 5, 2020

News

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 […]
Juni 5, 2020

News

Juni 5, 2020

Two new publications on food security in Africa

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

News

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

News

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 […]
September 5, 2019

News

September 5, 2019

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 […]
Juni 16, 2019

AGRICULTURE

Juni 16, 2019

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 […]
Mai 1, 2019

News

Mai 1, 2019

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 […]