Nature

To safeguard and restore natural habitats and ecosystems to preserve the planet’s biodiversity.

SASAMS (SAtellite SArgassum Monitoring System), University of Nottingham

ASAMS is a UK Space Agency funded project by an international team, led by the University of Nottingham in the UK, which is developing a Satellite-based Sargasso Monitoring System (SASAMS) initially focused on the Mexican Caribbean. This is planned to be a near real-time service to monitor pelagic sargassum upwelling and accumulation along the coastline.

Verumar (NLA International) (IPP funded)

Overview Verumar enhances the Philippine Government’s capability to conserve and sustainably usetheir oceans, seas and marine resources while contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goal 14 – Life below water. This is achieved by integrating and working in concert with the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) and other stakeholders to scope […]

MAPCAM, RSAC Ltd

Government backs new pioneering space projects that will apply UK expertise to tackling development problems across the globe.

Ecometrica Forests 2020 (IPP Case Study)

Forests 2020 is a major investment by the UK Space Agency, as part of the International Partnerships Programme (IPP), to help protect and restore up to 300 million hectares of tropical forests by improving forest monitoring in six partner countries through advanced uses of satellite data. Forests 2020 approach has resulted in some outstanding examples […]

Renewable Energy Space Analytics Tool (RE-SAT) (Institute for Environmental Analytics) (IPP funded)

www.the-iea.org Overview RE-SAT provides advanced data analytics to help energy planners and investors to locate renewable energy generators in order to optimise the amount of renewable energy generated, minimise their environmental impact and maximise the return on investment. Solution benefits Improve renewable energy planning through high-resolution estimates of power availability from renewable sources. Increase the […]

C-RISe Near Real Time Marine Information Service (Satellite Oceanographic Consultants Limited) (IPP funded)

www.c-rise.info Overview C-RISe Near Real Time Marine Information  Service – provides hourly updated satellite derived information on marine weather conditions, to provide the latest information on waves and winds, supporting planning of marine operations and warning of severe conditions as they approach. Satellite Earth observation (EO) data provide a valuable source of information on marine […]

Deforestation prevention using land use monitoring and valuation (IMAGES) (Vivid Economics) (IPP funded)

Overview By estimating the value of alternative land uses, predicting forest loss and detecting it in near-   real time, IMAGES helps land managers and policymakers understand and prioritise trade-offs in unprecedented spatial, temporal and economic detail. http://www.vivideconomics.com Solution benefits Analyses land use change scenarios to understand implications of agricultural and forestry policy interventions compared to […]

Peatland Monitoring (CGI) (IPP funded as PASSES project)

http://www.cgi-group.co.uk Overview Peatland Assessment in SE Asia by Satellite (PASSES) provides wide area observations of peat surface motion via the innovative PeatMotion product that can inform enhanced peatland restoration planning and assessment to assist with sustainable use of peatlands. Solution benefits PeatMotion offers cost effective and routine monitoring of surface motion over very wide and […]

EO4Cultivar/Agri-track (Environment Systems) (IPP funded)

http://www.envsys.co.uk/agriculture Overview Agri-track enables agri-businesses to receive up-to- date crop monitoring and forecasting information in formats they are familiar with (data, alerts, maps) that are compatible with their own corporate or crop management systems, enabling them to make near-real time decisions based on crop intelligence that scales from the field to countrywide. Crop- specific monitoring […]

Advanced Coffee Crop Optimisation for Rural Development (ACCORD) (Earth-i) (IPP funded)

www.earthi.space Overview Advanced Coffee Crop Optimisation for Rural Development (ACCORD) provides proactive, targeted crop management information to improve the livelihoods and incomes of smallholder coffee farmers in Rwanda and Kenya. The crop management advice, which is delivered via a mobile app, is derived from satellite Earth observation (EO) and advanced micro-climate information. The information helps […]

Ecological Production Management Information System (EcoProMIS) (Agricompas) (IPP funded)

www.agricompas.com Overview The EcoProMIS platform is developed per crop and country to address the economical, technical and environmental challenges faced by a wide range of agricultural stakeholders. By combining satellite Earth observation (EO) with comprehensive crop production data we create “Knowledge for Free” for growers and partners, and “Decisions for a Fee” for customers. Solution […]

Crop Observation, Management & Production Analysis Services System (COMPASS) (Rezatec) (IPP funded)

www.rezatec.com/resources/projects/mexican-compass/ Overview The Crop Observation, Management and Production Analysis Services System (COMPASS) uses satellite Earth observation (EO) data to help smallholder farmers manage their sugar cane and wheat agriculture. It helps optimise crop productivity by identifying factors that cause the yield gap between crop potential and actual field performance. It also provides agronomic support to […]