March 2, 2023

Joining forces

RSS has partnered with Callirius AG and other innovative ventures such as OCELL, Klim GmbH, and Open Forest Protocol to implement cutting-edge digital measurement, reporting, and […]
February 22, 2023

AI-based forest monitoring

The Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK) is funding a new research project entitled Dense Satellite Time Series for Forest Monitoring (DESTSAM)
December 5, 2021

CoExist: Monitoring environmental-related transhumance patterns and assessing the risk for population displacement

Introduction In cooperation with the International Organization of Migration (DLR), RSS has successfully completed the project CoExist, which was funded by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) […]
September 8, 2021

The first satellite-based forest monitor for Germany was published today

In a recently published study, scientists from the University Bayreuth, in collaboration with RSS, investigated the impact of tourism and urban island development on ground-associated invertebrate […]
August 9, 2021

Satellite-based system quantifies forest ecosystem services

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

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 […]
June 5, 2020

Two new publications on food security in Africa

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.