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13th ESA Training Course on Earth Observation 2023 Croatia
September 18, 2023 - September 22, 2023
Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek
The purpose of this training course was to train the next generation of Earth Observation scientists in Croatia and beyond.
This training course was organised jointly by the European Space Agency (ESA), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek (FERIT), Croatia and Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia (MZO).
The course was hosted in-person in Osijek, Croatia, from September 18-22, 2023.
Participants was given a hands-on overview of Earth Observation techniques utilising both optical and SAR data. The topics covered included:
- Introduction to SAR remote sensing
- EO for land cover/land use
- EO for Agriculture
- EO for Forestry
- EO for Flood mapping
- Optical and SAR remote sensing for marine applications (biological and oil spill and ship detection)
Participants and application:
Participants were expected to be MSc or early PhD students in science or engineering with an interest in remote sensing and/or the topics covered during the course.
The number of participants was limited, and application was required. The course was in English.
Note that while the course is free, participants had to cover their own travel and accommodation costs (we recommended contacting your organisation to see if they covered this, if the training was relevant to your work or studies).
Female applicants were encouraged to apply. The application deadline was 04 August, 2023.
To learn more about the course, please go to The Official Course Website.
The lecture and practical materials used on the course are available here: