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Earth System Observation and Computational Analysis for Sustainable Development

The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is not only a plan for action, but also a a data driven agenda, setting up 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, supported by 231 indicators. The Agenda‘s success and the measurement of the success depends on quality, accessible, timely and reliable disaggregated data. The monitoring of SDG indicators is orientated to traditional reporting systems. Earth Observation becomes increasingly more importance as an expanding number of satellite missions and observation programmes generate globally available, reliable, systematic and affordable measurements of environmental conditions and changes.

Call for Papers

This track especially addresses contributions in the following areas:

  • Recommended Practice to EO based measurement and monitoring of SDG indicators
  • Combining EO sensor data with terrestrial and sensors to monitor SDG indicators
  • EO and Spatial Information to monitor the effects of Environmental Agreements
  • EO based environmental risks assessment and Early Warning Systems
  • Matching EO data to indicators and the information gaps
  • Extracting SDG Indicators from Big EO Data Streams
  • Forecasting SDG indicator development with Digital Twins
  • Case studies how EO supports Sustainable Development by enabling informed decision making



Prof. Dr. Klaus Greve, University of Bonn

Please contact the organizer in case you are not sure whether your working topic is of interest for this special track!

This workshop will give researchers a platform to present and discuss actual results of their work and future research challenges.

Important rules for submissions and dates can be found here.