earth observation

earth observation

MySustainableForest platform: a new commercial service to improve forest management through Earth observation solutions

The EU project MySustainableForest develops a new commercial service where users can access geoinformation products for more sustainable and efficient forest management. Forests cover more than a third of Europe’s total land area (215 million hectares). Forestry makes a significant contribution to the EU economy, employing three million people in the sector; it already accounts […]
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Call for contributions – Operationalization of Remote Sensing Solutions for Sustainable Forest Management

The My Sustainable Forest team is happy to invite you to submit a manuscript to a Special Issue Operationalization of Remote Sensing Solutions for Sustainable Forest Management of Remote Sensing journal. This special issue is linked with H2020 project My Sustainable Forest, however, contributions from other researchers are very welcome. With this Special Issue, My […]
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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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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 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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GFOI

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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Discussing the role of innovative technologies and their impact on the wood industry

On July 10, 2018, a technology transfer workshop was held at the Technological Park of Ourense (Galicia, Spain) in which various research, development and innovation entities and technological companies showed the edge-cutting methods that allow determining the location, volume and technological properties of wood as well as optimizing the wood supply chain and its industrial use.
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New Earth Observation services defined

FORESNA, the forest owners association of Navarre, hosted the two day event, gathering and giving voice to important local stakeholders along the silvicultural and wood market chains, from forest owners and production managers to Public Administration land planners and wood transformation industries.
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My Sustainable Forest, the European project for a new forestry future

Forests are the lungs of our planet. But their key environmental role is not their only boon; their economic and social knock-on effects are coming into their own too. Direct and indirect benefits are in fact equally important. Conserving our forests and, above all, ensuring a sustainable use of them is therefore a pressing need at worldwide level.
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