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.

Juli 22, 2020

News

Juli 22, 2020

New publication on SDG reporting in Remote Sensing of Environment

Wetland extent tools for SDG 6.6.1 reporting from the Satellite-based Wetland Observation Service
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 21, 2019

News

November 21, 2019

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 […]
November 20, 2019

News

November 20, 2019

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 […]
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 […]
März 21, 2019

News

März 21, 2019

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 […]