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  • VietSCO at the heart of France-Vietnam cooperation

    Accepted as SCO project in 2020, the VIETSCO project is doing double duty with, on the one hand, a restitution workshop held in Hanoi on 16 and 17 June and, on the other hand, a dedicated presentation on the occasion of the visit to CNES of a Vietnamese delegation on 11 July 2022.

  • 7e SCO France meeting

    For its second committee meeting of the year, the SCO France met on 1st July 2022 at the Météo-France site in Toulouse. The participants prepared the opening of the next call for projects as well as the major events of the second half of 2022.

  • Pleiades data in SCO projects

    Pleiades satellite imagery offers a wide range of potential applications, particularly in the area of climate change impacts. Where to find these data, how to use them and how to make them talk? On Thursday 30 June 2022, during the 5th Quarterly Meeting of the SCO France, 3 SCO projects showed their concrete use of this data with, as a preamble, a presentation of the DINAMIS portal.

  • ADOPT: at the heart of regional nature parks

    In the context of climate change, regional nature parks are playing a more crucial role than ever for France's natural heritage and regional planning. In a Living Lab approach, the ADOPT project is dedicated exclusively to meeting their needs through Earth observation. And to follow the project as closely as possible, the team is launching its Newsletter.

  • How about Mangroves?

    Those who have entered their humid maze know what an extraordinary ecosystem mangroves are. Between land and sea, this unique environment is essential for biodiversity, especially in the face of the impacts of climate change. A SCO project is devoted entirely to this and is preparing to test its platform in the autumn.

  • One-to-one with SNSA

    ‘Sweden is a small country, but we are a dedicated space nation’. Anna Rathsman, CEO of the Swedish National Space Agency SNSA, is in full agreement with the SCO approach. With examples, she illustrates the commitment of Sweden and its space agency to fight the impacts of climate change.

  • 9th International Steering Committee at the Living Planet Symposium

    On Tuesday 24 May 2022, the members of SCO International took advantage of their presence at the ESA Living Planet Symposium to meet as a steering committee. While this strong mobilization precedes the imminent signature of the new SCO Charter, several members report on their national progress, before concluding with a very dynamic agenda!

  • OSS Saint Louis: in the field

    Automating the use of satellite data means validating the results with field measurements. With this in mind, the OSS Saint Louis project team travelled to Senegal from 3 to 12 May 2022, taking advantage of the trip to promote the project to local stakeholders. From these fruitful exchanges, a common tool should emerge to pool knowledge of the Senegalese coastline and its vulnerability to climate change.