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  • How about Mangroves?

    Those who have entered their humid maze know what an extraordinary ecosystem mangroves are. Between land and sea, this particularly 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.

  • Participate in the 5th Quarterly Meeting of the SCO France

    Sometimes breathtakingly beautiful, Pleiades satellite imagery offers a wide range of potential applications, particularly in terms of climate change impacts. Where to find these data, what treatments to apply to them to make them speak... Discover concrete examples during the fifth Quaterly meeting of the SCO France, an online meeting on Thursday 30 June 2022.

  • 27 June 2022: Preview of the SCO Charter

    An international initiative born in June 2019, the SCO is reaching maturity. Already operational, it will gather all its members on 27 June 2022 for the presentation of its new International Charter.

  • EducSCO: 2nd training session

    For the second EducSCO training session, CNES Toulouse opened its doors on Tuesday 12 April 2022 to 22 secondary school teachers. The aim was to give them the means to talk to our children about climate change, from its origins to solutions for combating and adapting to it.

  • Get involved in the 2022 edition of the UN/Austria Symposium

    From 13 to 15 September 2022, UNOOSA will organise a virtual symposium entitled “Space for climate action”. SCO and its community already support many projects illustrating the use of satellite-derived data for climate adaptation: you can now register and submit presentations before 30th June 2022!

  • BandSOS: a societal necessity

    In the Bengal Delta, the figures are dizzying: although this area experiences “only” 5% of global cyclones, their occurrences are responsible for 50% of global cyclone victims... Faced with the urgency of anticipating these disasters, the SCO has accredited the BanDSOS project, which invites us to its kick-off meeting.

  • Water management and territorial vulnerability

    Can spatial data help us deal with the problems of water, a vital resource that is severely impacted by global warming? The answer is clearly yes, as shown by the three projects presented on Thursday 7 April at the fourth quarterly meeting of the SCO France.