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  • Riccardo Lanari received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society
    Riccardo Lanari received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society On Monday, 28 September, Riccardo Lanari - acting director of the Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment (IREA) of the Italian National Research Council - received the IEEE GRSS Fawwaz Ulaby Distinguished Achievement Award 2020. The prestigious prize is conferred annually to recognize the individual who has made significant technical contributions within the technical scope of the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). These are the theory, concepts, and techniques…
    Written on Thursday, 01 October 2020 16:17 Read 775 times
  • The software package "prismaread" was released
    The software package "prismaread" was released prismaread is an open source software package developed in "R" language by the Institute for Remote Sensing of Environment (IREA) of the National Research Council of Italy with the aim of facilitating access to the data acquired by the innovative PRISMA hyperspectral sensor, recently launched by the Italian Space Agency (ASI). The new software package allows to access the hyperspectral data (and the corresponding accessory data) provided by ASI in HDF format and convert them into formats more easily usable for…
    Written on Thursday, 10 September 2020 20:47 Read 981 times
  • Copernicus user stories by IREA in the NEREUS search engine
    Copernicus user stories by IREA in the NEREUS search engine Under ESA flagship, the Project Copernicus4Regions has collected 99 user stories, titled “Ever Growing Use of Copernicus across Europe’s Regions”. They describe from a user perspective how regional public administrations in Europe have used data and information from the Copernicus Programme to face their challenges, and show benefits to citizens’ lives. The printed collection of sheets is available at the link http://www.nereus-regions.eu/copernicus4regions/publication/. NEREUS, the Network of European regions dealing with space, after encouraging story collection with ESA, has now created a…
    Written on Friday, 31 July 2020 08:29 Read 2007 times
  • Processing Sentinel-2 data in R using sen2r: the paper published by "Computers & Geosciences"
    Processing Sentinel-2 data in R using sen2r: the paper published by "Computers & Geosciences" sen2r is an R package developed by the Institute of Remote Sensing of Environment (IREA) of the Italian National Research Council, with the aim to simplify and speed up several steps commonly needed to process Sentinel-2 data. Recently, an important recognition to the worth and usefulness of this tool came from the ISI journal Computers & Geosciences, publishing the scientific paper “sen2r”: An R toolbox for automatically downloading and preprocessing Sentinel-2 satellite data. Up to the 14th of May 2020,…
    Written on Thursday, 09 April 2020 08:20 Read 3479 times
  • IREA continues to invest in Big Earth Observation Data processing services
    IREA continues to invest in Big Earth Observation Data processing services Following a public Invitation to Tender open to all DIAS (Data and Information Access Services) platforms, CNR-IREA has signed a new one-year contract with ONDA, one of the DIAS providers, for the provision of Cloud Computing resources in support of a very large surface deformation analysis over Europe carried out with Sentinel-1 images. The ONDA solution, tailored on our needs, includes the procurement of five Virtual Servers with relevant storage volumes and advanced computing capabilities. In addition to the default…
    Written on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:49 Read 3908 times
  • 9th International Workshop THz-Bio 2020
    9th International Workshop THz-Bio 2020 From April 30 to May 3, 2020, at the “Ettore Majorana Foundation and Center for Scientific Culture” in Erice (Sicily), the 9th International THz-Bio Workshop will take place, in the framework of the activities of the International School of Bioelectromagnetis. Directors of the School are Prof. Ferdinando Bersani, University of Bologna, and Dr. Maria Rosaria Scarfì, CNR-IREA. The aim of the “THz-Bio Workshop” is to bring together scientists from different communities to discuss a broad range of scientific issues in…
    Written on Friday, 28 February 2020 18:07 Read 4693 times
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