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Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20142 VITO? »Is a non-profit organization established by the Flemish Government to: »Stimulate a positive, innovative climate to strenghten SMEs »Put Flanders on the European & global map (including its international commitments) »Bridge scientific & operational communities »Modes of operation: »Through 5-year framework contracts with the Flemish Gov: »At least 50% income from contract research (relevance!) »Publish SCI papers »Create spin-offs (+ patents) »Energy, industrial materials, environmental modelling, remote sensing, … »600+employees
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20143 Activities » contract research » consultancy » technology transfer » strategic research » PhD students » diffusion of knowledge » policy supporting research » contract research » reference centres
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20144 VITO & remote sensing »About 70 employees organized in 3 research teams: »Technology development (APEX, UAV, PROBA-V,..) »Operational services / GEODATA (CTIV,.. ) »Remote sensing Applications
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20145 Technology development »VGT follow-on: PROBA-V »APEX: hyperspectral camera »UAV – Unmanned Areal Vehicles / MEDUSA »Automated change detection Simulate and develop remote sensing sensors, systems and missions
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20146 GEODATA & operational services Secure availability of qualitative data »SPOT – VEGETATION processing & archiving facility »ISO certified »APEX – airborne campaigns »Spatial Data Infrastructure »GRID-technology »Visualization techniques
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20147 Applications data to information »Airborne / Local applications »Hyperspectral applications »Water, Coastal mapping »Habitat (quality) mapping »Global activities »Global vegetation indicators – production »Agriculture and crop monitoring »Food Security & development »Data integration & dissemination
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20148 Water quality
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/20149 Biodiversity mapping ? RS Images Polygon-based habitat map »Develop an operation-oriented method to map, monitor and evaluate Natura 2000 habitats in W-Europe, using hyperspectral RS and advanced analysis techniques Highly heterogeneous Habitat quality?
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/ Global activities »Within an international research network »European & global scale »Activties »Production of time series of vegetation indicators »Area & yield estimations »Food security & development applications »Data dissemination
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/ JRC-MARS & VITO: 30 YEARS of NOAA-AVHRR over EUROPE Long Term Averages ( for 3 Variables in 4 Months FebruaryMay August November FAPAR LST NDVI
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 12 METOP-AVHRR: examples of global products NDVI LST Total Observations Clear Observations September 2010 Dekad 1
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/ AVHRR-Processing: Interactive Quality Control Radiometric Errors Geometric Shifts
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved SPIRITS Software for the Processing and Interpretation of Remotely Sensed Image Time Series »Time series can »select a scenario via its name »create a new scenario »view the selected scenario »edit the selected scenario (formerly known as Mars-Food Application)
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15 EUMETCast - concept »What is EUMETCast? »A multi-service dissemination system based on standard Digital Video Broadcast (DVB-S) technology, using commercial telecommunication satellites to multicast files (data and products) to a wide user community »Off-the shelf, standard, low cost, commercially available reception equipment (comparable to household satellite TV) »Operated by EUMETSAT »Fast (12-14Mbps in EU) & reliable Image courtesy of EUMETSAT
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/2014VITO: remote sensing & agriculture 16 Food security monitoring in Africa »Main constraints in Africa »Less information on Agriculture, subsistence agriculture, highly fragmented »Vulnerable to climate events (drought, floods,...) with potentially high human impact »Limited capacity locally »VITO works together with »FAO, WFP, local ministries »Partnership in Europe through GMFS (Global monitoring for Food Security project) »To »To strengthen capacity »To assess the agricultural season (anomalies, yield, area)
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved Usage VECMAP
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/2014 Training »Training session in the following domains: »Imaging spectroscopy »Low resolution imagery processing »Low resolution applications »Training sessions held in: »Europe »Indonesia »Africa
Confidential – © 2009, VITO NV – All rights reserved 15/02/ Thank you! Flemish Institute for Technological Research Remote sensing department - Applications unit Boeretang B-Mol Belgium Tel: Fax:
© geoland2 consortium European Commission Fast Track Service Land within the GMES initiative in FP-7 Towards an operational Global component of GMES Land.
United Nations Spatial Data Infrastructure - NCO The Netherlands Coordination Office ofUNSDI Jan Cees Venema NCO initiator.
GEO European Project Workshop, 3-4 September Joint Research Centre activities relevant for Earth Observation Institute for Environment and Sustainability.
Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Maruszewski Director of Institute for Health and Consumer Protection Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Martin Schuurmans Chair EIT The EIT – Sustainable Growth and Competitiveness through Innovation Presentation to ITRE 4/24/20141EIT ITRE mfhs.
World Meteorological Organization Working together in weather, climate and water Addressing the Livelihood Crisis of Farmers: Workshop Summary and Recommendations.
ESA (D-TIA) activities on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) R. Rinaldo and L. Duquerroy Integrated and Telecommunications-related Applications Department.
Capacity Development needs for the GFCS Working Group meeting on Capacity Development 13 December 2011.
Weather Risk Management Facility Agricultural Risk Transfer Mechanisms and Needs for Weather and Climate Services WMO EAG-FRT I December Geneva.
1st meeting ECDS Scientific Advisory Board and 10th meeting ECDS Board Climate change data and information needs and relevant EEA activities André Jol.
Africa Adaptation Programme NMS requirements for GFCS related research and capacity development Joseph D. Intsiful Data and information Management Expert.
World Meteorological Organization Working together in weather, climate and water WMO OMM WMO Climate & Water Department Climate Applications.
GEO User Interface Committee Meeting, Ottawa, 5 – 7 September 2006 Page 1 GEONETCast The EUMETCast Contribution Delivering Operational Services to Users.
Antonio Bruno Della Rocca Antonio Bruno Della Rocca - Tel Earth Observation.
1 Digital Home and Human Factors 10/22/04 Towards the emergence of open solutions for added-value services in Intelligent Buildings Marc Bourdeau Centre.
© GEO Secretariat Work Plan Development Toward Convergence Capacity Building Committee Meeting September 2006 Brussels Imraan Saloojee.
World Meteorological Organization Working together in weather, climate and water Climate- Services for Disaster Risk Management By Maryam Golnaraghi, Ph.D.
Digital Earth Communities GEOSS Interoperability for Weather Ocean and Water GEOSS Common Infrastructure Evolution EC Grant Agreement no GEO-IX.
Water for a food-secure world RESEARCH AND DATA NEEDS FOR NEW DECISION MAKING PROCESSES IN WATER SECTOR UNDER NON-STATIONARY CONDITIONS Julie van der Bliek.
Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) State-of-play and Synergies with GNSS Applications Growing Galileo 2009 Brussels, 27, 28 Jan 2009.
Statement on Proposed Policies and Measures for the Arab Region on the Thematic Areas of CSD-17 Carol Chouchani Cherfane Chief, Water Resources Section.
Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Filipe Lúcio
JRC Management Meeting, 17 July Challenges and opportunities – a perspective from the Commission's in-house science service Geraldine Barry European.
WWRP 1 The World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) Long Term Plan including the development of Regional Environmental Prediction Systems Gilbert Brunet.
The role of the European Strategic Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) Prof. Caterina Petrillo Italian Delegate to FP7 Capacities - Infrastructures.
Informal EB Seminar 13 September 2011 IFAD’s Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.
First Class Support for Excellence in Research 1 REA – Research Executive Agency Grzegorz AMBROZIEWICZ Patricio ORTIZ DE LA TORRE Unit S3 – Security Research.
International Telecommunication Union Cristina Bueti Side Event on ICT and Climate Change: Finding Solutions 10 December 2008, Poznań,
LIPI 1 Policy Approaches and Support Mechanisms to Promote Innovation in SMEs in Indonesia: A Case of Iptekda Manaek Simamora and Syahrul Aiman Center.
World Meteorological Organization Working together in weather, climate and water Role of Meteorological, Hydrological and Climate Services in Disaster.
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