WorldWater Round Robin well underway

In January 2021 the WorldWater project launched an invitation for interested parties to express their interest in participating in a Round Robin inter-comparison of Earth Observation (EO) algorithms for surface water detection.

Welcome to The First Issue of The Worldwater Newsletter

WELCOME TO THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE WORLDWATER NEWSLETTER In this first Newsletter you will find a digest of the latest project news as well as report on recent and upcoming activities and events. Please follow this space to stay updated and do not hesitate to get in touch for more information. Project highlights Developing […]

Valuing Water – World Water Day, 2021

The theme for the 2021 #WorldWaterDay is valuing water. We would therefore like to use this day to appreciate our Freshwater ecosystems, which are one of our most precious resources, providing people and societies with many important benefits.

World Wetlands Day 2021

Wetlands are one of our most precious resources providing people and societies with many important benefits such as improved water quality, flood control, and recreational opportunities.

water related events to watch out for

8th Africa Water Week, 9th World Water Forum, Dakar 2021. Water Security for Peace and Development, World Water Day 2021, World Water Week, UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15), Third UN World Data Forum


The new application project “World Water – Surface Water Dynamics” is now starting, with the goal of demonstrating how global coverage earth observation (EO) data can be used to systematically and accurately measure inland surface water resources.


DTU – The Danish Technological University has long-standing expertise in satellite remote sensing for inland water hereunder satellite altimetry data processing, applications for inland water monitoring and integration with hydrologic and hydrodynamic models.



GRID-ARENDAL a non-profit foundation based in Norway, complements the technical expertise of other consortium members with extensive communication and stakeholder engagement capacity.


GeoVille, based in Austria, has strong expertise and experience in EO based mapping and monitoring for environmental and natural resources management.