Representatives from science, business and public administration met in Berlin to discuss how European Earth observation initiatives can contribute to the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS) during the 10th GEO European Projects Workshop (31 May – 2 June 2016).
URBANFLUXES project was presented in the Earth Observation in Support of Urban Monitoring Session. This session was intended to outline how EO might support urban and spatial planning by providing dedicated information products and services. The session also included a discussion on the current challenges and opportunities in using EO and the new opportunities arising from the European Sentinel program as well as from the use of ICT technologies for collecting, exploiting, and disseminating the generated data and information.
In the framework of this Session, Dr. Nektarios Chrysoulakis presented an overview of URBANFLUXES approach, objectives and methodology, along with the first results of the URBANFLUXES project. The following activities and the future objectives of URBANFLUXES were also discussed.