Sector: Oceans (Blue Economy)

Research

Endline Evaluation Case Study: UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme (IPP)

This report by Caribou Space is a case study of the UK Space Agency IPP synthesised from the endline evaluation. The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global […]

Video: International Partnership Programme (IPP) – IPP in review (2016-2022)

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global challenges in partnership with developing countries, while facilitating new trade opportunities for the UK space sector.  Funded from the Department […]

International Partnership Programme (IPP): IPP in review (2016 to 2022)

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global challenges in partnership with developing countries, while facilitating new trade opportunities for the UK space sector.  Funded from the Department […]

 

Blog

New White Paper Highlights New Technology’s Potential in Sustainable Fisheries

More than three billion people worldwide depend upon fish for a fifth of their protein intake. But fisheries are under extreme pressure. A third of species monitored by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization are being fished at an unsustainable level. Climate change is likely to force a global redistribution of fish stocks; countries in the tropics face a catch reduction […]

World Ocean Day – Sustainable Innovation for our Oceans

June 8th is World Oceans Day. This year, the theme is Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean. Marine ecosystems sit at the heart of many of the world’s global challenges: food, medicines, biodiversity, clean energy, climate regulation, job creation and inclusive growth. However, exploitation of our ‘blue economy’ is rife, from illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing […]

Earth and Sea Observation System (EASOS)

At the outset of the EASOS project, the Satellite Applications Catapult, with a consortium of companies from both the UK and Malaysia, set out to provide an informed and coordinated decision-making capability to the Malaysian Government.  The information that EASOS would provide covered three focus areas: the reduction of degradation to the mangrove coastline by […]

 

Project & Product Information

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 […]

exactTrax – Safety and Tracking Initiative for Small Vessels (OASIS-TU/MSIS-TU) (exactEarth Europe Limited) (IPP funded)

www.exactearth.com/products/exacttrax Overview Loss of life from small boats at sea, particularly fishing vessels, is a persistent and extensive global problem. Small-scale fisheries are also under threat in many areas of the world from global warming and over / illegal fishing. Small vessels also make up significant proportions of many nations’ overall boat populations, but can […]

Shoreline Mapping and Change Detection (National Oceanography Centre)

Overview This service delivers coastline, and, where relevant intertidal maps. The coastline method works by identifying land-water boundaries in time series of SAR data and high-resolution optical images. Tidal corrections are applied in order to establish locations for high and low water shorelines, and the location of mean sea level. Tidal corrections are based on […]