Archive: 2019

Remote sensing opportunities and challenges for forestry in France

The stakeholder workshop of the European project H2020 “My Sustainable Forest”, which aims to promote sustainable forest management with innovative technologies and satellite-based remote sensing, took place on 20 and 21 November in the French city of Bordeaux. The event was hosted by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine regional office of the Centre National de la Propriété Forestière […]
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My Sustainable Forest selected to share its story at a European Commission workshop

My Sustainable Forest project participated last October 8th in the event organised by the European Commission “Paving the way for HorizonEurope in the Earth Observation (EO) downstream sector: Fostering a competitive and sustainable European EO downstream workshop”. Invited by the project officer Iulia Simon, from the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission, My Sustainable […]
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My Sustainable Forest participates at the 21st International Wood Symposium in Freiburg, Germany

Last September, My Sustainable Forest project took part in the 21st International Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium in Freigburg, Germany, offering a session entitled “Remote sensing technologies as proxy forecast of wood technological properties”. Esther Merlo, CEO of Madera Plus, gave the presentation and explained to attendees the potential of remote sensing technologies […]
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Can remote sensing technology warn us of a forest pest?

In the face of rapidly increasing problems affecting global woodlands due to climate change, new technologies are emerging that can help the forest sector prevent them and act urgently despite existing challenges. Remote sensing technology allows us to obtain information from any spot on Earth without having to be physically there. Thanks to this science, […]
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My Sustainable Forest project presented in Czech Republic to main local stakeholders

On 19 and 20 June, the H2020 My Sustainable Forest project was presented in the Czech town of Krtiny in the Brno region. It was a session in which the project partners of the consortium formed by GMV, as coordinator, and other entities such as EFI, Föra, Madera Plus, Foresna and the Forest Owners Association of Lithuania (FOAL) took part […]
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My Sustainable Forest service platform: towards a holistic view of forest management

My Sustainable Forest service platform is the on-line tool for users to request Earth Observation products, share in-situ data, point the area of interest, process bulky data and download final service products. Service users can request on-line customised products, upload their own data, visualise in a GIS viewer the final products and download them. The […]
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My Sustainable Forest present at GFOI Plenary in Maputo, Mozambique

The Global Forest Observations Initiative, GFOI, celebrates the 2019 Plenary in Maputo, Mozambique,  from the 8th  to the 11th of April. GFOI is an informal partnership that coordinates international support to developing countries on forest monitoring and greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting for the purposes of REDD+ and related forums. The European Union HORIZON 2020 funded […]
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