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  • Coral beds on the outer slope of the Réunion site.
    BioEOS

    A tailor-made campaign for BioEOS

    To validate the results of processing applied to satellite data, you need to be able to see the real thing on the ground, even when it's in the water! The BioEOS project takes us behind the scenes of a major in situ data acquisition campaign being carried out on La Réunion from 14 November to 1st December 2023, using unusual manipulations.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Identification of wasteland in the Izifriche.
    SCO FrichesAgricoles

    Agricultural wasteland, discover the Izifriche solution

    Izifriche is the solution for local authorities, those involved in sustainable agricultural development and environmental protection! Developed in France by Safer Occitanie as a result of the SCO FrichesAgricoles project, this support service for identifying agricultural wasteland promises to be a real tool for reflection.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Eagle Hedges dashboard.
    EagleHedges

    EagleHedges has delivered its tools for analyzing the bocage network

    As ecological corridors offering numerous ecosystem services, hedgerows are an important lever for agro-ecological transition. Thanks to the EagleHedges project, territories now have access to a mapping service capable of automatically detecting hedgerows based on satellite images or aerial data. An open-source tool, HedgeTools, is also available to characterize the hedgerow network.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Each SCO project relies on satellite data, like this Sentinel-2 view of the Gironde estuary on March 22, 2024.
    SCO France: 2024 Edition

    SCO France: 2024 Edition

    The fifth call for projects of SCO France resulted in the approval of 11 projects covering several areas of climate change impacts. With water management still at the heart of our concerns, this year saw an increase in the number of digital twins and a clear focus on the African continent.

    Learn more    ➔
  • The 85 albedo tiles available on Theia. CSTB can now use these measurements for its national database of 22 million residential buildings in mainland France.
    Sat4BDNB, French National Albedo

    Cities: Sat4BDNB operationalizes albedo production on a national scale

    Modifying the albedo of urban environments is an interesting way of reducing the urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon. However, albedo is easy to measure from space. Thanks to the SCO Sat4BDNB project, this measurement is now automatically calculated from Sentinel-2 data and freely available on Theia.

    Learn more    ➔
  • From left to right: Fires in Gironde (France) in July 2022, cyclone Nigel over the Atlantic in September 2023, landslide in Rwanda in May 2023.
    Coping with natural disasters

    Coping with natural disasters

    Fires, cyclones, mud, rain, snow, wind... Whatever their form, nature's wrath is intensifying. On Thursday 14 March 2023, at the twelfth " SCO France Quarterly Meeting ", three projects presented their SCOlutions, using satellite data to anticipate the impacts of some of them.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Study area encompassing the town of Grabel and the Rieumassel catchment on a Pleiades image acquired 9 months after the 2014 flood.
    Pléiades 4 Urban Flood

    Pléiades 4 Urban Flood: start-up in situ

    P4UF is exploring the potential of Pleiades monoscopic imagery to assess the susceptibility of an urban environment to flooding and report on this via risk maps. The first step is to go out into the field and talk to future users.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Aerial photograph of the Vallée des Branloires (Possession Island), taken from a height of 60 m.
    Cartovege

    Transition for Cartovege

    Dedicated to the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the Cartovege project has produced the very first description of the habitats of the Crozet Islands and is now successfully completing the corresponding mapping. So much so that the SCO is extending its label to cover the Saint Paul and Amsterdam Islands, thereby consolidating the tool for the long term.

    Learn more    ➔
  • XtremQuality can locate water reservoirs as small as 1 ha and provides information on their quality.
    XtremQuality

    XtremQuality, space technology for detecting water quality

    In order to take a comprehensive and effective approach to water, we need to consider both the quantity and quality of the resources available. As only the main reservoirs are instrumented for this purpose, the XtremQuality project is developing a method for satellite monitoring of the thousands of small bodies of water in France for which no information is available.

    Learn more    ➔
  • The SCO Portfolio is a summary of the achievements, dynamism and energy injected into the SCO alliance over the last four years.
    SCO Portfolio 2024

    SCO Portfolio: the 2024 edition is here!

    To all SCO projects and team spirit aficionados, the new SCO Portfolio is now available. It compiles all the projects accredited from 2020 to 2023 and has a new section: services that are operational and available! Download or order.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Coral beds on the outer slope of the Réunion site.
    BioEOS

    A tailor-made campaign for BioEOS

    To validate the results of processing applied to satellite data, you need to be able to see the real thing on the ground, even when it's in the water! The BioEOS project takes us behind the scenes of a major in situ data acquisition campaign being carried out on La Réunion from 14 November to 1st December 2023, using unusual manipulations.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Identification of wasteland in the Izifriche.
    SCO FrichesAgricoles

    Agricultural wasteland, discover the Izifriche solution

    Izifriche is the solution for local authorities, those involved in sustainable agricultural development and environmental protection! Developed in France by Safer Occitanie as a result of the SCO FrichesAgricoles project, this support service for identifying agricultural wasteland promises to be a real tool for reflection.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Eagle Hedges dashboard.
    EagleHedges

    EagleHedges has delivered its tools for analyzing the bocage network

    As ecological corridors offering numerous ecosystem services, hedgerows are an important lever for agro-ecological transition. Thanks to the EagleHedges project, territories now have access to a mapping service capable of automatically detecting hedgerows based on satellite images or aerial data. An open-source tool, HedgeTools, is also available to characterize the hedgerow network.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Each SCO project relies on satellite data, like this Sentinel-2 view of the Gironde estuary on March 22, 2024.
    SCO France: 2024 Edition

    SCO France: 2024 Edition

    The fifth call for projects of SCO France resulted in the approval of 11 projects covering several areas of climate change impacts. With water management still at the heart of our concerns, this year saw an increase in the number of digital twins and a clear focus on the African continent.

    Learn more    ➔
  • The 85 albedo tiles available on Theia. CSTB can now use these measurements for its national database of 22 million residential buildings in mainland France.
    Sat4BDNB, French National Albedo

    Cities: Sat4BDNB operationalizes albedo production on a national scale

    Modifying the albedo of urban environments is an interesting way of reducing the urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon. However, albedo is easy to measure from space. Thanks to the SCO Sat4BDNB project, this measurement is now automatically calculated from Sentinel-2 data and freely available on Theia.

    Learn more    ➔
  • From left to right: Fires in Gironde (France) in July 2022, cyclone Nigel over the Atlantic in September 2023, landslide in Rwanda in May 2023.
    Coping with natural disasters

    Coping with natural disasters

    Fires, cyclones, mud, rain, snow, wind... Whatever their form, nature's wrath is intensifying. On Thursday 14 March 2023, at the twelfth " SCO France Quarterly Meeting ", three projects presented their SCOlutions, using satellite data to anticipate the impacts of some of them.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Study area encompassing the town of Grabel and the Rieumassel catchment on a Pleiades image acquired 9 months after the 2014 flood.
    Pléiades 4 Urban Flood

    Pléiades 4 Urban Flood: start-up in situ

    P4UF is exploring the potential of Pleiades monoscopic imagery to assess the susceptibility of an urban environment to flooding and report on this via risk maps. The first step is to go out into the field and talk to future users.

    Learn more    ➔
  • Aerial photograph of the Vallée des Branloires (Possession Island), taken from a height of 60 m.
    Cartovege

    Transition for Cartovege

    Dedicated to the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the Cartovege project has produced the very first description of the habitats of the Crozet Islands and is now successfully completing the corresponding mapping. So much so that the SCO is extending its label to cover the Saint Paul and Amsterdam Islands, thereby consolidating the tool for the long term.

    Learn more    ➔
  • XtremQuality can locate water reservoirs as small as 1 ha and provides information on their quality.
    XtremQuality

    XtremQuality, space technology for detecting water quality

    In order to take a comprehensive and effective approach to water, we need to consider both the quantity and quality of the resources available. As only the main reservoirs are instrumented for this purpose, the XtremQuality project is developing a method for satellite monitoring of the thousands of small bodies of water in France for which no information is available.

    Learn more    ➔
  • The SCO Portfolio is a summary of the achievements, dynamism and energy injected into the SCO alliance over the last four years.
    SCO Portfolio 2024

    SCO Portfolio: the 2024 edition is here!

    To all SCO projects and team spirit aficionados, the new SCO Portfolio is now available. It compiles all the projects accredited from 2020 to 2023 and has a new section: services that are operational and available! Download or order.

    Learn more    ➔