[2018-11-06] / Participants of the Third Day of the Forum Discussed How to Use Satellite Data to Monitor Territories

In the framework of the third day of the Strategic Planning Leaders Forum, the workshop “Satellite Data Use for the Monitoring of Territories” was held at the St. Petersburg Democenter.

The workshop was held by partners of the project “Speeding up Copernicus Innovation for the BSR Environment and Security” (BalticSatApps). The project has been implemented since October 2017 within the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020 and funded by the European Union and the Russian Federation. The project partners are research organizations from Russia, Finland, Estonia, Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The seminar was attended by representatives of public, private, educational sectors of Russia and Finland interested in using satellite data in environment, regional planning, agriculture and forestry, climate change and development of the tourism sector in the Baltic Sea region.

Katriina Veijola, Research Scientist at Finnish Meteorological Institute, and Maria Kuzko, Executive Director of Non-commercial Partnership “European-Russian InnoPartnership”, spoke about the goals, achievements and prospects of speeding up the Copernicus-based innovation, and also shared European experience of using services for environmental monitoring and security in the Baltic Sea region. The workshop participants learned how to access the programme data and saw examples of how to solve practical challenges through remote sensing data.

Read more about the workshop here.

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