5th GEOGLAM RAPP international workshop: Frascati, May 2017

It’s that time of the year… to announce our next workshop!

It is now confirmed that ESA (the European Space Agency) will host us in May (16 & 17), at ESRIN -the ESA’s Earth Observation center, in Frascati (Itlay).

ESRIN in Frascati

ESRIN in Frascati where our RAPP workshop will be hosted this year

An invitation has been sent to key participants: they will receive further information about logistics once they confirm their attendance – if you did get it, please let us know if you plan to attend!

OBJECTIVES:

  • Collect product requirements for rangeland and pasture monitoring with focus on the use of ESA’s ‘Sentinels’ satellites capabilities:
    * Products: biomass, grassland types and conditions, grassland quality (hyperspectral);
    * Assessment of rangeland carrying capacity and sustainability;
    * Sensors: Sentinel 1 (S1) S2, S3, Landsat 8 (L8), Modis, Radarsat, and hyperspectral ones;
  • Strengthen the RAPP Community of Practice and reaffirm the community’s involvement,
  • Review progress and development of the Global Monitoring system RAPP Map: map.geo-rapp.org),