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EO AFRICA Community

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June 15, 2022
Become a member

EO AFRICA Community

Join our community!
  • Community building is a central aspect of the EO AFRICA Initiative. It will allow our stakeholders to follow-up on events and calls, participate in the Space Academy and/or make use of the Innovation Lab. Only by engaging with the community
Face to Face Courses

Cloud Computing and Algorithms for EO Analyses

Dates: October 16 – 20, 2023

Deadline for applications:
- Feb 28, 2023 (also attending WCRP OSC) - Sep 25, 2023 (just joining the course)
February 1, 2023
Face to Face Courses

Cloud Computing and Algorithms for EO Analyses

Dates: October 16 – 20, 2023

Deadline for applications:
- Feb 28, 2023 (also attending WCRP OSC) - Sep 25, 2023 (just joining the course)

    • Face to Face course on Cloud Computing and Algorithms for EO Analyses | October 16 – 20, 2023 | Kigali, Rwanda | This course introduces participants to Cloud Computing and its usage for Earth Observation (EO) data analyses. It starts with big geospatial data concepts and extends to Cloud Computing as one of the solutions for solving the problems of big EO data.
Webinar Series

Global flood monitoring and Surface Soil Moisture anomalies

Date:
February 14, 2023, 14:00 CET

January 10, 2023
Webinar Series

Global flood monitoring and Surface Soil Moisture anomalies

Date:
February 14, 2023, 14:00 CET


    • Global flood monitoring and Surface Soil Moisture anomalies | February 14, 2023, 14:00 CET | Online webinar with live-chat | The webinar will describe ways to monitor flood events and surface soil moisture on a global scale, using microwave Earth Observation data. Current research topics will be described that are relevant for use cases in Africa (e.g. subsurface scattering in arid regions). The validation of flood monitoring and of soil moisture products will be discussed.
Online Courses

Soil Moisture from Space

Dates:
March 6 – 31, 2023

Deadline for applications:
February 17, 2023
November 29, 2022
Online Courses

Soil Moisture from Space

Dates:
March 6 – 31, 2023

Deadline for applications:
February 17, 2023

    • Soil Moisture from Space | March 6 – 31, 2023 | Online course with live-chat | This online course will provide participants with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge on electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with materials, (passive) radiometry and thermal emission, and (active) radar equation, backscattering and SAR image processing. It will introduce radiative transfer model (also called Tau-omega for passive microwave for land) and water-cloud model (active), as well as corresponding retrievals of soil moisture.
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EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum

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September 15, 2022
Blog

EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum

Join our online discussion forum
  • Announcing the implementation of the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum: We have recently implemented the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum as an online discussion board where people from the EO AFRICA community can ask questions, share their experiences, and discuss
Announcements

Download Training Modules

8 downloadable training packages
April 7, 2022
Announcements

Download Training Modules

8 downloadable training packages
  • A total of 8 downloadable training packages have been developed. The content of most of the MOOC-chapters, webinars, online and face to face trainings is derived from these training packages. The packages are intended to be used in MSc level curricula in the field of EO for water and food security. All packages use free and open-software.
Announcements

MOOC on Drought Assessment and Monitoring from Space

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December 2, 2021
Announcements

MOOC on Drought Assessment and Monitoring from Space

Enrol now!
  • Extensive time-series on vegetation and wealth of operational satellites from space provides ample opportunities to monitor vegetation developments and more and more accurate yield forecast. This MOOC provides an introduction to “Droughts”, answers questions on how it can be quantified,
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Why EO Africa

EO AFRICA stands for African Framework for Research Innovation, Communities and Applications in Earth Observation. EO AFRICA fosters an African-European R&D partnership, facilitating the sustainable adoption of the Earth Observation and related space technology in Africa – following an African user driven approach with a long-term (>10 years) vision for the digital era in Africa.

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EO AFRICA Community

EO AFRICA Community

Community building is a central aspect of the EO AFRICA Initiative. It will allow our stakeholders to follow-up on events and calls, participate in the Space Academy and/or make use of the Innovation Lab. Only by engaging with the community

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Space Academy

Space Academy

The Space Academy is the institute of the EO AFRICA R&D Facility that will take care of the (co-)development, hosting and the certification of all the developed content. The Space Academy will provide a system to enrol candidates for the

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