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Monitoring of coastal submerged vegetation
Main Aims / Objectives
EO-derived Sea-Grass maps for shallow waters in the Mediterranean.
This integrates data from a variety of sources including MERIS, MODIS, Chris/PROBA, IKONOS, Quick-Bird, Kompsat, as well as airborne hyperspectral and LIDAR systems.
The services is supporting a range of activities including operational monitoring requirements in public sector agencies, environmental impact assessments, construction of habitat status indicators and support to new activities under development, such as Marine Spatial Planning. The services will help in optimising in-situ sampling and genetic analysis.
Technical Officer: Gordon Campbell
Starting Date: 2009-10-16
Planetek Hellas EPE as supplier - prime
Italian Ministry of Environment as user - partner/collaborator
ENEA as user - partner/collaborator