Earth Observation for Decision Makers

Earth Observation for Decision Makers 2021-04-21T14:42:18+00:00

Product Description

The course material consists of 5 videos about Earth Observation technologies and capabilities made especially for decision-makers and everyone that wants to gain insight into Earth Observation and its contribution in various fields.

Each video provides general information about the use of EO data in different fields together with additional information from EO experts and experts in forestry, emergency management, ecology and nature conservation. The length of each video is below 10 minutes, meaning that the information is provided in a compact and easy to understand manner.

Available videos:

  1. EO and Decision Making
  2. EO and Forestry
  3. EO and Lakes
  4. EO and Emergencies
  5. EO and Natural Resources

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding the Earth Observation from the perspective of different use cases.

  • A general overview of the history of remote sensing and its impact on decision making on many levels today.

  • Learning about Earth Observation technologies and approaches which provide comprehensive information that can be used in various scenarios to gain detailed information and expanding the scope of the impact that certain decisions made in past are made now and will be made in the future.

  • Understanding the importance of EO in forestry.

  • Understanding how EO helps in freshwater management.

  • Learn the positive aspects of EO data in emergency situations.

  • Understanding how EO is helping to develop smart and sustainable decisions for business and public administration.

BoK concepts

Links to concepts from the EO4GEO Body of Knowledge used in this course:

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Ownership

Designed and developed by: Agris Brauns, Institute for Environmental Solutions.

Contributors: Guna Datava, Inese Suija-Markova, Magda Jegere.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike.

Education level

Language

English

Access

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