European Space Imaging continues to deliver 100% success rate of European Commission’s CwRS Program

October 02, 2019 -- Early last week European Space Imaging finalised the collection of close to 400,000 square kilometers of Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite imagery for the European Commission. This marks the completion of its VHR Image acquisition for the 2019 Controls with Remote Sensing (CwRS) program with a 100% success rate for the third year in a row - demonstrating once again the company’s credibility and reliability as Europe’s leading VHR satellite image provider.


"We are extremely proud to continue our success streak of 100% in this vital and often demanding campaign,” said Adrian Zevenbergen, European Space Imaging’s Managing Director. “Our staff worked incredibly long and hard to acquire the data within the given collection window of just 50 days."



The CwRS program monitors agricultural land for which farmers have been granted subsidies under the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), amounting to approximately €40 billion per year. European Space Imaging has been the major provider of Very High Resolution satellite data to the program since 2003. 
European Space Imaging had 714 acquisition windows for each of the 628 agricultural zones spread all over Europe using the WorldView-2, WorldView-3 and GeoEye-1, KOMPSAT 3 and 3A sensors. This year, cloudy weather over Northern Italy, the United Kingdom and Ireland made the operation particularly challenging.

“Despite weather challenges, we managed to collect images for approximately 63% of the zones completely cloud free.” said Dr. Melanie Rankl, Project Manager at European Space Imaging.

From its ground station in Munich, European Space Imaging takes into account real-time weather conditions before directly tasking the world’s most advanced satellite constellation: WorldView-1, GeoEye-1, WorldView-2 and WorldView-3. Direct tasking allows the company to minimise cloud cover, increase collection efficiency, enable customer flexibility and shorten delivery times.

About European Space Imaging
Based in Munich, Germany and established in 2002, European Space Imaging is the leading premium supplier of global very high resolution (VHR) satellite imagery and derived services to customers in Europe and North Africa. With over 16 years’ experience, European Space Imaging has developed a reputation for expert and personalised customer service and an unbeatable track record for supplying tailored Very High Resolution imagery solutions to meet the diverse projects and requirements of their customers. Furthermore, European Space Imaging is the only European satellite data provider to supply imagery at true 30 cm resolution and who own and operate its own multi-mission ground station for direct satellite tasking and local data downlink. For more information visit www.euspaceimaging.com.

About CwRS
Since 1993, the European Commission (EC) has promoted the use of “Controls with Remote Sensing” (CwRS) as a system to control agricultural subsidies granted under the EC’s Common Agricultural Policy. Following the real time evaluation in 2003 and the successful operational application since 2004, the EC’s Joint Research Centre (Director General (DG) JRC), in agreement with DG AGRI, provides VHR satellite remote sensing data to the EU Member States (MS) administrations for their CwRS area-based subsidies.
The DG JRC provides technical guidance regarding the CwRS methodology as well as managing the image acquisition, ordering and communication with the member state administrations and image providers. Also, in close cooperation with the member states, it supports the definition of the imagery required. Satellite imagery is acquired through third party suppliers selected by the DG JRC like European Space Imaging who has been a key third party imagery supplier to these campaigns since the programs’ inception.
Find out more about the CAP: https://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/cap-overview_en 

To learn more please contact:
Marketing Department
European Space Imaging
Arnulfstrasse 199, Munich 80634
Tel: +49 (0) 89 1301420
marketing@euspaceimaging.com
www.euspaceimaging.com



Read the complete story ...


Review Article Be the first to review this article
GeoCortex: Learn How >>


Featured Video
GIS Corporate Newsletter
rss feed
Jobs
GIS Analyst for City of Stuart at Stuart, Florida
Geographic Information Systems Technician for County of San Diego at San Diego, California
Construction Management for Huitt-Zollars, Inc at Fort Worth, Texas
Mechanical R&D Engineer for Stellartech Research Corp at Milpitas, California
Sr. Construction Inspector for Huitt-Zollars, Inc at Fort Worth, Texas
BIM Manager for Microdesk at San Francisco, California
Upcoming Events
DroneDeploy Conference 2019 at Bespoke San Francisco CA - Oct 16 - 17, 2019
URISA GIS Leadership Academy at Phoenix AZ - Oct 21 - 25, 2019
Future of Mining Americas 2019 at Aldgate Tower, 2 Leman Street 2 Leman Street London United Kingdom - Oct 21 - 22, 2019
SGEM Florence 2019 at Palazzo Borghese, Via Ghibellina 110, 50122 Florence, Italy Florence Italy - Oct 22 - 25, 2019
University of Denver GIS Masters Degree Online
Bentley: Livestream from Singapore
UAV Expo2019 -Register   & save



Internet Business Systems © 2019 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise