News archive - Remote Sensing Applications Department

21.04.2017 - EUROSENSE successfully finished DECUMANUS project for EU (2014-2016)
EUROSENSE executed the FP7 project DECUMANUS for the European Union (EU) in a consortium led by INDRA. The aim of the project was to provide city managers with a set of sustainable decision support services that allow the deployment of geo-spatial products for the development and implementation of climate change strategies and meeting the diverse challenges of sustainable urban development. EUROSENSE realized the ‘city energy’ service, which focused on determining the areas within the city that are the least energy-efficient. By zooming in on the increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations that cities produce due to the inefficient energy use, cost reductions that would occur due to energy saving could be determined. EO-based services have been developed focusing on three aspects: thermal energy loss due to the heating of buildings, excessive lighting (night-time lights) and roof photovoltaic potential.
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03.07.2013 - EUROSENSE successfully finished demonstration project for European Investment Bank
EUROSENSE executed the EOEuropa project ‘Motorway Impact on Protected Sites’. The aim of the EOEuropa initiative is to demonstrate the use of Earth Observation (EO) data to support the management of the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) projects across the whole projects lifecycle.
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22.05.2013 - New FP7 project G-SEXTANT kicked off by EUROSENSE.
G-SEXTANT aims to develop a portfolio of Earth Observation (EO) products and services to support the geospatial information needs of the European External Action Service.
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10.04.2013 - EUROSENSE successfully achieved a REDD+ project financed by the Europian Union
EUROSENSE successfully achieved a REDD+ project financed by the Europian Union. REDDINESS helped Gabon and the Republic of Congo to get ready for a future REDD+ mechanism.
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14.03.2013 - Atlas for malaria research and control community by EUROSENSE
The Map Atlas contains all map products created in the MALAREO project aiming to support the daily work of the National Malaria Control Programs (NMCP) in the project area.
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18.12.2012 - Demo of MALAREO products and spatial statistics for malaria epidemiology by EUROSENSE
In the frame of the MALAREO project, EUROSENSE is organizing together with the project partners the final project workshop devoted to the use of the EO products developed within MALAREO and spatial statistics for malaria epidemiology.
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18.10.2012 - EUROSENSE produced urban mapping service for Rosetta City (Egypt)
EUROSENSE demonstrated, through the project SCARABE, that urban mapping services provide useful information on urban growth for urban planning.
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19.04.2012 - EUROSENSE at the Luxembourg Earth Observation Day
Semi-automatic detection of land-cover classes with E-Cognition Software. EUROSENSE presented REDDiness’ first year results at the 3rd Luxemboug Earth Observation Day in March 2012: user requirements analysis and semi-automatic forest degradation detection.
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26.01.2012 - EUROSENSE, service provider for Emergency Support Service activation in Slovak Republic
The SAFER assets mapping service was activated by the Ministry of Interior (Section of Crisis Management and Civil Protection) of Slovakia. The Basic European Assets Map (BEAM) was requested.
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18.01.2012 - e-GOV award won by EUROSENSE project
The e-Gov Awards aim to reward the best ICT projects realized by Belgian public services which also demonstrate administrative simplification, innovation and sense for cooperation. Read more
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18.10.2011 - Earth Observation in Malaria Vector Control and Management
EUROSENSE presented a poster about the project MALAREO at the 7th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health in Barcelona on 3rd-4th of October 2011.
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02.09.2011 - 2 service profiles have been submitted to the GMES Masters Best Service Challenge
The GMES Masters Best Service Challenge is a competition aiming to increase the awareness of existing Earth Monitoring Services and their benefits to European citizens. Please vote for us on www.gmes-masters.com
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22.07.2011 - Monitoring the reopening of roads in the democratic republic of Congo with EO data
Paper on “Monitoring the reopening of roads in the democratic republic of Congo with EO data " presented at the EARSeL Workshop on Operational Remote Sensing in Forest Management in Prague (Czech Republic) on 2nd-3rd June 2011.
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15.06.2011 - Multi risk preparedness supported by Earth Observation
Paper on "Multi risk preparedness supported by Earth Observation" presented at the Gi4DM 2011 Conference – Antalya (Turkey), 03-08 May 2011.
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12.05.2011 - Eoworld by EUROSENSE
EUROSENSE is partner in 2 'eoworld' projects, namely "Satellite Tools for Building Flood Defense Systems in Guyana' and 'EO to Multi-Hazard Vulnerability assessment in Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) and Yogyakarta (Indonesia)'.
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19.04.2011 - EUROSENSE' products highly scored at the SAFER operational qualification
The assets mapping and flood risk services developed by EUROSENSE ‘s Work Package within SAFER have been assessed by a two-fold qualification test. They succeeded to be ranked at the highest positions.
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29.03.2011 - Population density and assets mapping for human security
Poster on EUROSENSE flood portfolio and paper on "Population density and assets mapping for human security" presented at the GMES Operational Capacity Workshop - SOFIA, 18-19 March 2011
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01.02.2011 - EUROSENSE awarded with thermography of Ghent
EUROSENSE recently has been awarded with the thermography of Ghent
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01.02.2011 - Malareo & Reddiness, 2 new projects for EUROSENSE
2 new FP7 projects lead by EUROSENSE, Malareo and Reddiness, have started.
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