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Earth Observation for Alpine ecosystems ‘eco4alps’ – Alps regional initiative

Solenix Schweiz GmbH (CH)

Summary

The project is an Application element of EO4ALPS Regional Initiative. It will develop 6 EO services on ecosystem mapping and monitoring in the alpine region, addressing the specific requirements of national and regional stakeholders and being sufficiently large in scope and content to strengthen regional cooperation across alpine countries: ecosystem mapping, forest disturbance, forest phenology, forest fire recovery, grassland management and grassland abandonment. A 2nd objective of the project is to demonstrate the added value of an open and federated network of platforms to provide these services at regional scale. A proof of concept on a transboundary area of 50,000 km2 will demonstrate the adequacy and usefulness of the proposed services.


Information

Domain
Regional Initiatives
Prime contractor
Solenix Schweiz GmbH (CH)
Subcontractors
  • EURAC RESEARCH – ACCADEMIA EUROPEA (IT)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND LIFE SCIENCES, VIENA (BOKU) (AT)