Tag: Earth Observation

Investments in open Earth observation data set to grow

A global trend towards open data, i.e. data that anyone can access, use and share without restriction is steadily replacing a previous tendency by governments to charge for Earth observations, especially satellite imagery. The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) was

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Open Data Sharing for Earth Observations: The Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS)

Data discover-ability, accessibility, and integration are frequent barriers for scientists and a major obstacle for favorable results on environmental research. To tackle this issue, one that is raised in our book and in this blog, the Group on Earth Observations

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Climate Smart Agriculture and Open Data at COP21

Partners of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative call for political leaders at COP21 to make the most obvious data open; “farmers need weather data in order to adapt to climate change”. Climate Change and Agriculture

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Open data & Climate change – Agriculture trends for COP21

Partners of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative call for political leaders at COP21 to make the most obvious data open; “farmers need weather data in order to adapt to climate change.”   What is the

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Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Commits to unleash the power of open data to address global challenges

Mexico City, 13 November, 2015 – GEO Commits to unleash the power of open data to address global challenges The intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) concluded its twelfth Plenary session and fourth Ministerial Summit in Mexico City with commitments to share

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An open letter for open satellite data

Alicia Arenzana With the 2015 Eye on Earth Summit and the EO Open Science Conference back-to-back, this is a really important moment for the Earth Observation community. Craig was asked to speak at both meetings about how you get your

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Rezatec is GODAN’s latest partner

Rezatec helps businesses map their land-based assets using complex information from Earth Observation (EO) and other data from a wide range of sources, including satellite images, to provide mapping, measuring and monitoring support.  Located in the Harwell Space Cluster in

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