Sensor Web, Geoprocessing, Security & GeoRM, Geostatistics, Semantics, 3D, Ilwis, Earth Observation

52°North Supports the JRC in Developing an INSPIRE Download Service based on SOS

January 30th, 2014 @ 08:16 by Simon Jirka
Posted in Communities, Sensor Web

Sensor data has become an important source of information for many applications. Sensors deliver near real-time, as well as, archived data sets, which are relevant for a broad range of thematic domains (e.g. air quality, noise, hydrology, smart cities, traffic, oceanography, disaster management, etc.). Thus, the need for sharing and exchanging sensor data is a highly relevant requirement for many stakeholders from science, administration and private companies. (more…)

Sensor Web & Smart Cities Workshop

January 29th, 2014 @ 08:58 by Ann Hitchcock
Posted in Citizen Science, Communities, Sensor Web

Sensor Web & Smart Cities   –  Workshop for Building Smart Cities Applications with Sensor Web

Sensor data plays an important role in smart cities applications by adding a real time dimension to the overall city situation. Typical fields of application are air quality, weather, traffic conditions and their resulting influence on city life. Simultaneously, OGC Sensor Web Enablement technology provides fundamental building blocks to flexibly create diverse applications based on sensors and their data. (more…)

52°North at the GEO-X Plenary in Geneva

January 15th, 2014 @ 10:56 by Simon Jirka
Posted in Communities

This week the Tenth Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-X) and the 2014 Ministerial GEO Summit take place in Geneva (Switzerland). 52°North is present at this event with two of its European FP7 projects. (more…)

exploring horizons @ 52°North’s Christmas Party

January 11th, 2014 @ 12:21 by Ann Hitchcock
Posted in 52°North

52Ners pushed to the limit!

After instructions about indoor rock climbing basics, such as on putting on a harness, tying into a rope and safe belaying practices, 52Ners scaled the Big Wall! (more…)