BEYOND project is pleased to announce the beginning of collaborations with four highly esteemed European organizations.
- Institute of Geography - Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability, University of Hamburg, Germany, CEN
The Institute for Geography is a member of the Centre for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) and has developed a high level of expertise in urban geography and more specifically in remote sensing of urban climates and vulnerability assessment. This collaboration will advance our knowledge on monitoring the thermal urban environment, one of the thematic areas of BEYOND.
- CIMA Research Foundation (International Centre on Environmental Monitoring), University Campus of Savona, Italy, INGV
CIMA Research Foundation is a non-profit research organization committed to the promotion and support of scientific research, technological development and training within the fields of Civil Protection, Disaster Risk Reduction and Biodiversity. This collaboration with CIMA will improve our capability of forecasting, nowcasting, mitigating and monitoring of flash floods and catchments of small and medium size.
- National Institute of Research and Development for Optoelectronics, Romania, INOE
The National R&D Institute for Optoelectronics develops fundamental and applicative research in optoelectronics, analytical chemistry and mechanical engineering, aligning itself to the vital scientific directions of the European Research Area. The partnership with BEYOND will focus on the development of new lidar technologies and the realization of experimental campaigns for cal/val activities.
- UK Met Office, United Kingdom, UK Met Office
The Met Office is the well-known UK's National Weather Service. Met Office has a long history of weather forecasting and has been working in the area of climate change for more than two decades. The collaboration will focus on the Satellite Applications domain of the Met Office and specifically on the department that is responsible for the generation of several dust imagery/data products using data from the SEVIRI instrument on-board Meteosat Second Generation (MSG-SEVIRI).