Monitoring trees for nature conservation law
Success story
NEO is monitoring whether trees are disappearing in areas that fall under the Nature Conservation Law, using satellite data and deep learning methodologies.
Date: December 24, 2019
Company: NEO
Proposal: On behalf of several provinces NEO has monitored whether trees disappeared in areas that fall under the nature conservation law. The enforcement of this law is difficult, as areas are enormous and human resources limited. By monitoring the trees in an automated way NEO delivers only the most relevant changes to the client to follow up in the field. The nationwide tree database of the Boomregister that was developed by NEO is used as baseline. Satellite data is used as source for the yearly updates. We use deep learning algorithms to signal where trees have disappeared, and filter them to only keep the most relevant ones.
Public Authority, Forests, Assess Deforestation / Forest Degradation, Detect illegal forest activities, Forestry, Forest management, Forest policy, Forest policy makers, Forest services, Logging industry, Wood industry, Local and regional planners, City authorities, Regional governments, Town authorities
Preciso® Landslide
Service
Preciso® landslide uses readings taken from Synthethic Aperture Radar (SAR) data to measure sub-centimetric movements of reference points on the ground.
Landslides, landslide monitoring, subsidence detection, Infrastructure
Firemaps.net
Service
Firemaps.net provides monitoring of fires from satellites.
Fires, burnt scars, damage, forest fire risk, fire extent, Climate, Atmosphere, Insurance & Finance
Firemaps.net supports management of UNESCO World heritage Site in West African Savanna
Success story
The UNESCO World heritage Site Comome National Park in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa, is affected by large scale fires every year.
Date: January 15, 2016
Company: Zebris Gbr
Proposal: To provide park managers with more insight into the fire dynamics of this large park and two adjacent agropastoral areas, ZEBRIS proposed the use of the platform firemaps..net to provide frequent and timely updates of burned areas and near real time monitoring of fires. To assess greenhouse gas emissions, measuring biomass burning and smoke release rates with infrared satellites was proposed. Fire risk and vulnerability were to be analysed using satellite data of past fire events, land cover information, weather data and fire behaviour models. Analysis and reporting-ready statistics were to be done largely automated in the processing environment provided by firemaps.net and served through a web GIS interface or as downloadable raster and vector data.
Public Authority, Detect and monitor wildfires, forest fire risk, damage
Planetek Italia s.r.l.
Company
Planetek Italia is an Italian company, established in 1994, which employs 50 men and women, passionate and skilled in Geoinformatics, Space solutions, and Earth science.
Landslides, subsidence, Detect and monitor ground movement , Fisheries, Aquaculture
DHI GRAS
Company
We use Earth Observation satellite images to analyse, map, monitor and forecast Earths natural resources to help our clients understand the changes and developments that are taking place.
Agriculture, Forests, Inland Water, Snow & Ice, Land Ecosystems, Land use, Topography, Geology, Urban Areas, Infrastructure, Alternative Energy, Utilities (water, electricity, waste) , Hydroelectric, Power station, Regional planners, Regulatory bodies, Wind energy
Armines
Company
A leading innovator through collaborative research
Urban Areas, urban areas, smart cities, urban settlement, positioning energy, leisure, rural areas, Solar energy, Local planners, Energy and carbon traders, Alternative Energy, Planning authorities, Travel, Tourism and Leisure
Zebris Gbr
Company
ZEBRIS counts on twenty years of experience in supporting sound natural resource management through (geographic) information. We provide solutions in the fields of forestry, water resources management, land fire management, soil protection, agriculture, and risk management. We provide our customers with state-of-the-art technical and scientific consulting services and solution development, building on a strong experience gained in projects on four continents. ZEBRIS has developed firemaps.net, a platform solution for supporting fire managers, and LandManager, a solution to support watershed management. ZEBRIS is an SME with an annual turnover of about 4-5 K Euro and a staff of seven technical and scientific experts.
Agriculture, Forests, Atmosphere, Fires, Detect and monitor wildfires, Monitor air quality & emissions, Forecasting sunlight exposure, Monitor atmosphere composition, Climate, Insurance & Finance
Latitudo 40
Company
Latitudo 40 has created the easiest and fastest platform to turn satellite imagery into geospatial information to support everyday decisions.
Agriculture, Climate, Floods, Infrastructure, Land Ecosystems, Land use, Urban Areas, Environmental, Pollution & Climate, Farming, Forestry, Insurance & Finance, Real-estate management, Utilities (water, electricity, waste) , Alternative Energy
ExoLabs
Company
ExoLabs is a Swiss company located in Zurich, founded in 2017 as a spin-off of the University of Zurich. Remote sensing is our common interest and scientific background.
Agriculture, Forests, Land use, Snow & Ice, Forestry, Farming, Environmental, Pollution & Climate, Insurance & Finance, Travel, Tourism and Leisure
NEO BV
Company
NEO is a Dutch international earth observation service provider, celebrating its 23rd anniversary. NEO concentrates on solving technological and process challenges in monitoring of geo-objects using earth observation tools. We provide services that create valuable services by sensing the dynamics of our habitat. NEO serves over 200 customers in the Netherlands, within the European Union, in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as in Africa, Asia and Latin America. With its 30 Geo- and EO-specialists in 2019 the company is independent from all providers of imagery, software and other organizations. Our information helps our customers to reduce costs, increase safety, and prevent errors, to comply with regulations and to manage our environment better.
Agriculture, Floods, Forests, Land use, Urban Areas, Topography, Farming, Forestry, Oil and Gas, Real-estate management, Retail and Geo-marketing, Utilities (water, electricity, waste) 
Geosystems Hellas S.A.
Company
The company’s vision is helping organizations harness the information of the changing earth for greater advantage, by creating geospatial business systems that transform our earth’s data into business information
Fires, Coastal, Infrastructure, Land Ecosystems, Land use, Landslides, Forests, Agriculture, Topography, Security, Farming, Forestry, Real-estate management, Retail and Geo-marketing, Humanitarian Operations and Health, Environmental, Pollution & Climate, Transportation
TERRASIGNA
Company
TERRASIGNA. Romanian company having main expertise in processing, analysis and interpretation of optical and radar Earth Observation data, offers innovative solutions for environmental monitoring and risk assessment (flood risk analysis, drought early warning, deforestation evaluation etc.).
Floods, Forests, Marine ecosystem, Metocean, Forestry, Oil and Gas, Local and regional planners
Spottitt Ltd.
Company
Spottitt is an Oxfordshire based start-up, a new breed of geospatial company specialized in the provision of easy, efficient and low cost, self-service satellite analytics for the energy, environment and infrastructure sectors.
Urban Areas, Alternative Energy
Cittamap Bv
Company
Helping organisations transition towards data driven strategy.
Land Ecosystems, Land use, Urban Areas, Infrastructure, Local and regional planners
WindSight - First class input data for wind energy models
Success story
WindSight is a suite of novel EO-based products for characterization of the land surface roughness and topography anywhere in the world. Together with state-of-the-art flow modeling tools for wind energy planning and prospecting, WindSight can replace current procedures for land surface characterization, which are based on manual assessment, coarse global data sets, or costly airborne measurement campaigns.
Company: DHI GRAS
Proposal: WindSight is a suite of novel EO-based products for characterization of the land surface roughness and topography anywhere in the world. Together with state-of-the-art flow modeling tools for wind energy planning and prospecting, WindSight can replace current procedures for land surface characterization, which are based on manual assessment, coarse global data sets, or costly airborne measurement campaigns.
High photovoltaic penetration at urban scale
Success story
GIS tool for urban areas to simulate variability in space and in time the electric energy load and the yield productions of rooftop PV systems to assess for planning phase
Company: Armines
Proposal: There is a need, in urban area, for GIS-like tool for grid operators, urban planning decision makers, industries, aggregators for solar energy trading, citizen (PV self-consumption) and researchers. This GIS-tool is meant to provide an urban energy system modelling of distribution grids to plan, monitor and nowcast (i.e. and short term forecast) the spatiotemporal variability of the electric consumption on one hand and of the production of fleet of PV rooftop systems on the other hand.
Rheticus® AquaculturePlus
Success story
Aquafarmers faces new challenges due to the impact of extreme events mostly related to climate change, leading to changes in the sea temperature and phytoplankton, affecting growth rates and mortality of shellfishes and, therefore, the productivity of farms and the quality of products. As a consequence, aquafarmers can’t rely totally on well-known and established farming practices.
Company: Planetek Italia s.r.l.
Proposal: Using satellite data and derived measurements of water parameters and a model for shellfish growth, Planetek is delivering Rheticus® Aquaculture service, providing information to aquafarmers about mussels’ growth rates, consisting of weekly bulletins with indicators calculated by the algorithms. Within the e-shape project, by organizing pilots in different plants in the Mediterranean Sea with the collaboration of the aquafarmers associations, we intend to scale up the adoption of the Rheticus® Aquaculture service in the Mediterranean and worldwide markets. We will pursue it by codesigning the service with the end-users, and adapting it to the different needs that different areas will require.
WindSight
Service
WindSight is a suite of novel EO-based products for characterization of the land surface roughness and topography anywhere in the world. Together with state-of-the-art flow modeling tools for wind energy planning and prospecting, WindSight can replace current procedures for land surface characterization, which are based on manual assessment, coarse global data sets, or costly airborne measurement campaigns.
PVC at urban scale service
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