Presentation on theme: "Alterra – part of Wageningen University and Research Centre Allard de Wit."— Presentation transcript:
Alterra – part of Wageningen University and Research Centre Allard de Wit
Alterra and Wageningen University and Research Centre (Stichting DLO) Wageninge n
Alterra: The institute 650 people annual turnover ~40M 5 departments (centres): ecosystems, landscape, water & climate, soil and geo-information Disciplines: water, nature, biodiversity, climate, landscape, forest, ecology, environment, soil, spatial planning, geo-information, remote sensing, flora and fauna, urban green, etc.
Relevant expertise for E-AGRI Weather data processing for agrometeorological monitoring & modelling Developing, calibrating and applying agrometeorological models Processing and analyzing of geographical data (maps, satellite data) Data assimilation, model optimization Software engineering (models, interfaces, visualisation, databases) Statistical systems for yield forecasting
Track record and experience Consortium leader of the MARSOP1,2,3 projects (MARS operations for JRC Agri4Cast/FoodSec) GLOBAM project: crop models and satellite data assimilation Huabei-CGMS: application of agromet. models in the North China Plain Geoland1,2: scientific extensions to MARSOP projects CGMS-China: providing support for CAAS in building CGMS for China.