16 February 2016 - 17 February 2016
IIASA's Ecosystem Services and Management program is part of the ERA-PLANET Consortium which is made up of the most important public entities involved in GEOSS and the Earth Observation programmes across Europe. February 16-17 is the kick off meeting for the ERA-PLANET project.
Rationale & Objectives:
Earth Observation data is being collected and managed by a plethora of instruments and systems at local, national, regional, and global level. Most of them are used for scientific research with limited sharing across different domains; quite often they (or the products derived from them) are not utilized to support decision makers. Impediments include: technological, legal, political, economical, and organizational barriers.
Earth observations data are essential to improve our understanding of the complex interactions within and across ecosystems and the different humans driving changes in our planet.
The overarching goals of ERA-PLANET are:
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