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.
Taiwan is usually one of the rainiest places on the planet. However, for the past year little rain has fallen, consequently resulting in the worst drought on the island for the last 56 years. Many water reservoirs throughout the country are falling below 20 % capacity, while some are at less than 10 % and in danger of drying up.
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 […]
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.
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.
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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.