Environment and Earth observation today

Most of times potential uses of Earth observation (EO) are narrowed down to three, such as regulation and enforcement of specific laws, monitoring of compliance with environmental laws in previously targeted sites, and provision of historic evidence. EO is unlikely to replace ground-based monitoring, but in the right circumstances, it can provide valuable supplementary data … Continue reading Environment and Earth observation today

Earth observation and the legal community, a missing link

The idea of using satellite images for environmental law enforcement has been around for more than 20 years. An article written on the subject in 1997 complained, already than, that even “twenty-five years after the first release of satellite data to the non-military sector, the technology remains greatly under-utilized by the legal community.” Discussing some … Continue reading Earth observation and the legal community, a missing link

Introducing enviroLENS to the European, North and Central Asian Conservation Community

Reliable, cost-effective and easy-to-use data for monitoring of environmental compliance is becoming more and more pertinent. Innovative solutions and technologies, such as Earth observation tools, can fill critical data and information gaps, especially where human and financial resources are scarce. Uniting Earth observation tools with the environmental law and legal domain provides novel and unique … Continue reading Introducing enviroLENS to the European, North and Central Asian Conservation Community

Algorithms, methods, flows and services… building the eLENS Portal

enviroLENS is responding to the demands of the jurisdictional sector for ready-to-access evidence and scenario information on environmental situations. Its main technological innovation will be the eLENS Portal, an advanced information system uniting Earth Observation (EO) with the environmental law and legal domain. It will create novel and unique types of services, by: providing public … Continue reading Algorithms, methods, flows and services… building the eLENS Portal