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First IF-BUND projects started and presented at the National Forum on Remote Sensing and Copernicus 2022
24. June 2022
A framework agreement "IF-Bund - Innovative Remote Sensing for the Federal Administration" was signed between the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Construction and Home Affairs (BMI) for the period 2021-2024. The goal is the regular transfer of scientific remote sensing expertise to the administration. Implementing user-oriented further developments in the field of remote sensing, e.g. in innovation and pilot projects, is among other things an important component of IF-BUND.
DLR data shows where people are at risk from
10 May 2022
In cooperation with the World Bank, African settlements with more than 10,000 inhabitants have been recorded from space. Earth observation data help to identify critical developments and better prepare cities for natural hazards. The German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) has linked its World Settlement Footprint (WSF) products with other databases. Machine learning methods help to process the enormous amounts of data. Focus: Space, digitalisation, security, Earth observation, climate change, Big Data, artificial intelligence.
Burn Scar Monitoring for Europe: New Products available in EOC’s Geoservice
05 April 2022
Forest fires play a crucial role for ecosystems, threaten human lives and infrastructure, and contribute to climate change. Monitoring them is especially important. Now a new EOC dataset is available for the purpose. It shows those areas in Europe, that fell victim to flames: detected fully automatically, within just two hours after recording by the Sentinel-3 Copernicus satellite.
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