Progetti ESA

WACMOS-Irrigation: STSE Water Cycle Multi-mission Observation Strategy – Irrigation

evidenza-wacmos-desert-fields Irrigation is one of the greatest human intervention in the hydrological cycle. The knowledge of the distribution, the extent of irrigated areas and the amount of water used by irrigation is needed for different purposes: 1) modelling irrigation water requirements at the global scale, 2) assessing irrigated food production, 3) quantifying the impact of irrigation on climate, river discharge and groundwater depletion. Notwithstanding its ...

WACMOS-MED: STSE Water Cycle Multi-mission Observation Strategy for the Mediterranean

ESA_WACMOS_MED_IMMEV Monitoring the water cycle from satellite observations is one of the major goals of the EO community and closing the water budget has been a long-standing objective of international programs. After years of hard work, calibrating satellite data, improving inversion techniques, and facilitating the coherency of retrievals, it is admitted that the water cycle budget can now be ...

SMOS+RAINFALL

ESA_SMOS_RAINFALL_IMMEV Quantitative information about precipitation is one vital input to meteorologists, hydrologic scientists, water resources managers, and environmental legislators. Yet, accurate measurement of precipitation over the relevant space and time scales remains a challenge. Soil moisture can be seen as the trace of the precipitation and, consequently, can be useful for providing a way to estimate rainfall accumulation or at least a new constrain to ...

37 YEARS OF SOIL MOISUTRE DERIVED RAINFALL: application of SM2RAIN to the CCI soil moisture product, algorithm improvement and product validation

ESA_CCI_VS_SM2RAIN_IMMEV Recently, IRPI-CNR has developed an innovative approach for estimating rainfall from satellite soil moisture data, named SM2RAIN. The ESA funded project “Climate Change Initiative - Soil Moisture“ (CCI-SM) offers a valuable opportunity for testing SM2RAIN algorithm to a continuous, homogenous, long-term (>30 years) soil moisture time series. Indeed, SM2RAIN has the chance to be tested not only for rainfall estimation but also as a ...

MEMpHIS: Multi Scale and Multi Hazard MApping Space Solutions

GIAMPILIERI map L’uso di metodologie innovative per il trattamento di dati SAR e ottici, combinato a dati ancillari, è in grado di fornire prodotti avanzati utili nell’ambito della valutazione della pericolosità da frana e pericolosità ...

ESA Climate Change Initiative Soil Moisture

Soil moisture seasonality derived from the combination of six active and passive sensors over the period 1979 to 2010 (http://www.esa-soilmoisture-cci.org/) The CCI Programme wants to contribute to the data bases collecting ECVs required by GCOS (Global Climate Observing System) and other international parties. In particular, the Soil Moisture CCI will analyse the needs of the climate research community in terms of soil moisture data, adapt soil moisture satellite measurements for their use by the climate research community and create a long-term consistent soil moisture time series, based on ...

COMMONS: Land cover change detection and monitoring methodologies based on the combined use of S1 and S2 for natural resources and hazard management

Evidenza_LandCover_ESA Le missioni Sentinel di ESA forniranno nuove capacità in termini di tempo di rivisitazione e copertura. Il loro migliore utilizzo consiste nella loro combinazione per migliorare ulteriormente il tempo di rivisita e l’uso di differenti lunghezze d’onda. Questo si riflette nella capacità di identificare cambiamenti indotti da diversi fattori, inclusi disastri naturali e pratiche ...

Interferometria satellitare per la valutazione della pericolosità da sprofondamento

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Gli sprofondamenti avvengono come collassi improvvisi del terreno, connessi a cavità naturali prodotte dal carsismo in rocce solubili, o a cavità scavate dall’uomo in epoche diverse e per scopi diversi. Sprofondamenti sono diffusi in tutto il mondo, e la relativa pericolosità è estremamente elevata, con seri danni ad aree urbanizzate e infrastrutture, e pesanti costi per la ...