Extended EO-based services for dynamic information needs in humanitarian action



The innovative character is manifold in technological and societal aspects: (a) technologically, the combination of automated pre-processing, pre-classification, and object-based techniques
allows for a large degree of knowledge-based, transferable information extraction routines; (b) from a societal point of view, this service development provides tools to deploy humanitarian
action in a more efficient, reflected, and effective way leading the way towards a Copernicus service component in the humanitarian domain.

The aim of the proposed project EO4HumEn+ therefore is to extend the established service portfolio to the diversifying needs of the humanitarian community
(including ICRC, the Austrian Red Cross, SOS Children’s Villages, MSF and Groundwater Relief), pursuing, inter alia, the following extensions as compared to its precursor project:
improving the capabilities of EO methods to provide realistic population estimations in urban areas, and implementing highly automated routines to better exploit the data stream
of the Sentinel missions.
Tatsächlicher Beginn/ -es Ende1/05/1630/04/18

Systematik der Wissenschaftszweige 2002

  • 1933 Zivil- und Katastrophenschutz
  • 2702 Fernerkundung
  • 1810 Geographische Informationssysteme (GIS)

Systematik der Wissenschaftszweige 2012 (6-Steller)

  • 207402 Fernerkundung
  • 105403 Geoinformatik
  • 211921 Zivil- und Katastrophenschutz

Systematik der Wissenschaftszweige 2012

  • 207 Umweltingenieurwesen, Angewandte Geowissenschaften
  • 211 Andere Technische Wissenschaften
  • 105 Geowissenschaften


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