Following the submission of a series of proposals, BEYOND has gained access to SAR data with different spectral, spatial and temporal resolutions. Specifically, the German Aerospace Agency (DLR) granted NOA access to TerraSAR-X SAR data, the Italian Space Agency (ASI) will provide COSMO-SkyMed data and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) offers Radarsat-2 imagery.
Dr Haris Kontoes presented the Earth Observation capabilities for Forest Fires Monitoring, and the support of the Natural Disaster Response phase through BEYOND, to Fire Brigade, Civil Protection, and Ministries representatives, and the Public) on 31 March 2014 at the French Institute of Athens.
For the first time ever, the majority of the world's population lives in a city, and this proportion continues to grow. The last couple of years a team of international experts monitors the urban environment from Space.