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8th Earth Observation Summer School 2016

Theory and practical materials


Educational materials from the 8th Earth Observation Summer School 2016 (EOSS 2016), held at ESA-ESRIN in Rome, Italy, from 1st to 12th August 2016. 

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Nektarios Chrysoulakis (FORTH)
NC1 Urban Remote sensing applications (4 MB)
NC2 EO exploitation in urban energy budget estimation (focusing on UrbanFluxes) (4 MB)
NC3 EO-derived surface albedo time series (3 MB)

Maria Brovelli (Politecnico di Milano)
MB1 Overview of Free and Open Source Software for Geoinformation (FOSS4G) (3 MB)
MB2 Citizen Generated Content and FOS Participative Platforms: VGI (3 MB)
MB3 Citizen Generated Content & FOS Participative Platforms: geocrowdsourced data (2 MB)

Heather Leson (Qatar Computing Research Institute)
HL1 Building a Citizen Engaged Research Project (2 MB)
HL2 Crowdsourcing with Geospatial Data-Driven Innovation (1 MB)
HL3 The Next Million Mappers and MicroTasking (1 MB)

Angela Benedetti (ECMWF)
AB1 Atmospheric Composition Modelling and Assimilation (4 MB)
AB2 Data assimilation principles (497 KB)
AB3 Use of satellite data for Environmental Monitoring (3 MB)

Eberhard Parlow (University of Basel)
EP1 Surface temperature – what does this data tell us about micro-meteorological processes? (7 MB)
EP2 Urban climate – analysis of radiation and heat fluxes (10 MB)
EP3 Long data series – climate related data for global change trend analysis (15 MB)

Bertrand Chapron (Ifremer)
BC1 Ocean from Space (13 MB)
BC2 The restless ocean (14 MB)
BC3 Surf the wave (7 MB)

Tim Wright (Leeds University)
TW1 Measuring surface deformation with InSAR (5 MB)
TW2 Using EO to understand tectonic processes ( 11 MB)
TW3 Using EO to understand volcanic processes (19 MB)

Lorenzo Bruzzone (University of Trento)
LB1 Change detection in multispectral images, LB2 Change detection in SAR images, LB3 Challenges in change detection (12 MB)

Amos Lawless (University of Reading) 
AL1 Data assimilation: Introduction and basic principles (469 KB)
AL2 Practical algorithms for data assimilation (479 KB)
AL3 Applications of data assimilation and current challenges (1 MB)

Antonello Provenzale (CNR)
AP1 Earth System Modelling 1: Global and regional climate models, climate downscaling (4 MB)
AP2 Earth System Modelling 2: Ecosystem Modelling (10 MB)
AP3 Earth System Modelling 3: Coupled Geosphere-Biosphere Modelling (11 MB)

Jean-Philippe Gastellu-Etchegorry (CESBIO)
JG1 Physics of Remote Sensing, JG2 Hyperspectral, JG3 Advanced Remote Sensing (8 MB)

Michel Van Roozendael (BIRA-IASB)
MR1 Remote sensing of the atmospheric composition ( 3 MB)
MR2 Ozone variability and long-term changes ( 2 MB)
MR3 Global air quality monitoring from space (3 MB)

Phil Browne (University of Reading), Adam El-Said (University of Reading), Nicola Pounder (Assimila), Jose Gomez (University College London)
DA Data assimilation practicals (17 MB)

Chris Stewart (RSAC c/o ESA), Michael Foumelis (RSAC c/o ESA), Andrea Minchella (Satellite Applications Catapult), Zina Mitraka (FORTH), Val Byfield (University of Southampton), Eleni Tzortzi (University of Exeter)
RS Remote sensing practicals (SNAP toolbox) (8 MB)
EO Earth Observation practicals (LearnEO!) (1 MB)