14 November 2019The diversity of both tree species and ground terrain pose special challenges for the routine mapping of Korea's forests. For that reason, Korea's ambitious earth observation programme is to be expanded by a customized new platform, the Korean Agriculture and Forestry Satellite, KAFoS.
07 November 2019On 30 October 2019, Christian Pegel (SPD), Minister for Energy, Infrastructure and Digitisation of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, visited the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Neustrelitz. During his tour, Minister Pegel gained an insight into the work of the department of the National Ground Segment. Its core competencies include data reception, the generation and delivery of Earth observation products and the archiving of payload data from national and international remote sensing missions and small scientific satellite missions.
06 November 2019The WFP (World Food Programme) travelled to Oberpfaffenhofen on 28 October with various experts from the GIS/Remote Sensing sector to discuss joint projects and cooperation in the context of their initiative to set up their own Platform for Real-time Impact and Situation Monitoring.
29 Oktober 2019DLR is one of the first research institutions to participate in the development of a concept for a new European cloud and data infrastructure platform GAIA-X. DLR is providing an exciting application case from Earth observation for such a Hyper Scaler. This was announced by the German government at the Digital Summit 2019 in Dortmund.
23 October 2019Scientific users from all over the world met at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen to exchange the results obtained from the data at the TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X Science Meetings and to formulate requirements for future remote sensing technologies. More than 100 presentations from 21 to 24 October 2019 revealed the latest state of research.
18 October 2019EOC can now supply data from the first German imaging spectrometer on board the International Space Station (ISS). The purpose of the related Announcement of Opportunity is to initiate the use of DESIS data for basic and applied research as well as for the development and demonstration of future operational applications. DLR has a limited data contingent that will be made available until the end of the mission free of charge for use in implementing the short proposals approved within the framework of the Announcement of Opportunity.