Month: March 2023

10th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Webinar Series

10th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Webinar Series

  • Drought Monitoring case studies in Africa | April 11, 2023, 14:00 CET | Online webinar with live-chat | The webinar will describe ways to monitor drought events using microwave Earth Observation data. Existing methods for the calculation of climate normals, anomalies and drought indicators will be described and demonstrated over Africa. The strength and weaknesses of the indicators and an evaluation with common drought indicators such as Standardized Precipitation Index will be discussed. Furthermore, the use of soil moisture for early season yield prediction will be discussed.
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8th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Online Courses

8th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Online Courses

  • Assessing potential use of water resources in an African river basin | June 19 โ€“ July 14, 2023 | Online course with live-chat | This online course will show participants how to relate the water balance components (precipitation, evaporation, run-off and groundwater recharge) to identify surpluses of water and possible potential usage of those water resources in the area.
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