News for eli
June 21, 2018
CAP monitoring vote and Sen4CAP highligted in DG-Agri...
On 22 May 2018, the European Commission adopted the new CAP regulations opening the door for the monitoring approach. DG-Agri and ESA communicated together on social media and linked each other announcements: https://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Copernicus/Sentinels_modernise_Europe_s_agricultural_policy This is a first milestone for our community and I really hope we...Click to know more
June 21, 2018
Advances in understanding climate changes in polar regions
Polar regions are critically important for the Earth's energy balance, as they normally reflect a large portion of incoming solar radiation due to their high albedo. Recent climate changes, including the spectacular retreat of Arctic sea ice, are changing this picture. Two studies recently...Click to know more
June 14, 2018
Sea ice Predictions in the Southern Ocean (SIPN South)
"Since 10 years, significant interest has emerged for seasonal predictions of Arctic sea ice, a hotspot for climate change with high environmental and geopolitical importance. Comparatively, little is known about Antarctic sea ice. The Sea Ice Prediction Network South (SIPN South) is a 2-yr...Click to know more
June 07, 2018
Supervised characterization of land cover and land use...
Summer short course from 2nd to 4th July 2018 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium Supervised characterization of land cover and land use using optical time-series data by Professor Matthew C. Hansen University of Maryland, USA Content Algorithms, feature space, and training data elements of...Click to know more
June 01, 2018
2d edition of the BCCM training on microbial preservation
After a very successful first edition of the “joined training for the theory and practice of the preservation of fungi” held in September 2017, the mycothèque of the UCL (MUCL) is prepared to open its doors to welcome a second edition, scheduled 18 to 21 September 2018. This training is...Click to know more