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EO Africa Online Training #2: Principles of and Advances in Earth Observation

 March 28, 2022 - April 14, 2022

2nd EO AFRICA R&D Facility Online Course

Deadline for applications: March 3, 2022

Introduction to the course:

This online course will provide participants with fundamental EO knowledge to better understand and use Earth Observation data.

The focus of the course will be on optical data and their advantages and limitations but also active SAR will be introduced in combination with assignments on data processing for selected purposes. The course will use a set of short movies, webinars, presentations in combination with reading material and references articles to existing materials and websites.

Quizzes and print screens of performed hands-on practical will be mandatory to complete training and receive certificate.


The online course will have sessions on:

  • Monday, 28 March
  • Tuesday, 29 March
  • Monday, 4 April
  • Tuesday, 5 April
  • Wednesday, 6 April
  • Thursday, 7 April
  • Monday, 11 April
  • Tuesday, 12 April
  • Wednesday, 13 April
  • Thursday, 14 April

Language: English


  • GEORGIA KARADIMOU, Remote Sensing Specialist – SERCO Italy S.P.A.
  • EWELINA DOBROWOLSKA, Remote Sensing Specialist – SERCO Italy S.P.A.


More information:

The course is organised in the context of the EO AFRICA R&D. To know more about upcoming online trainings in this series, visit the EO Africa R&D Space Academy website.

Other resources from EO AFRICA R&D:
Webinar Series on EO for Water and Food Security
MOOC on Drought Assessment and Monitoring from Space