ImagineS

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Feb 08 2017
Collelongo ground measurement dataset updated.

The ground measurement dataset collected over Collelongo in 2015 has been updated, as well as the ImagineS 3kmx3km mean value database.

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Jan 19 2017
ImagineS successfully closed!

HYGEOS has received the final payment and distributed it to the partners. Thus, the project is closed. The exploitation of project achievements continue in other initiatives, in particular in the Copernicus Global Land Service.




Jul 13 2016
ImagineS final review held on 7th July 2016 in Brussels

After the end of the project on 30th June 2016, the ImagineS final review held on 7th of July in Brussels at the REA premises.

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Jun 29 2016
Database of 3kmx3km Ground Measurements now available

The ground measurements of LAI, FAPAR and FCover collected during all the field campaigns conducted from 2013 to 2016, and upscaled in the ImagineS project, are averaged at 3kmx3km and gathered in an unique database now available.

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Jun 20 2016
Three new in-situ datasets available now: Capitanata, Italy (2014-1015) and Kenya (2016)

Multi-temporal field campaigns have been conducted over agricultural site in Capitanata, Italy, in 2014 and 2015, in the framework of JECAM program. Another field campaign has been conducted in 2016 over the cropland region of Maragua, located in the upper Tana reiver basin, in Kenya.  In-situ fields measurements and resulting up-scaled high resolution maps are now available.

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Jun 07 2016
Two new 2015 in-situ datasets available: Collelongo, Italy and Pshenichne, Ukraine

Multi-temporal field campaigns have been conducted over a forest site in Collelongo, Italy, and over the cropland area of Pshenichne, Ukraine during 2015. In-situ fields measurements and resulting up-scaled high resolution maps are now available.

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Jun 01 2016
Maps of FAPAR per crop type available over South-West area

The dekadal maps of FAPAR per crop types of the South-West area have been generated from high resolution FAPAR maps averaged per each crop type of a classification map of the area.

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May 30 2016
Crop maps over Free State Province available

The crop maps over the Free State Province, South Africa, derived using a combination of medium and high resolution optical images and radar acquisitions are now available.

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May 23 2016
Version 2 of LDAS products over Hungary available

OMSZ has produced the Version 2 of LDAS products over straw cereals in Hungary using  bias-corrected ASCAT surface soil moisture information.

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May 18 2016
User workshop in Hungary on 4th May 2016

OMSZ has organized a user workshop about the ImagineS biophysical products on 4th of May in Budapest.

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Mar 17 2016
AHSPECT 2015 ground dataset available

The reference maps and the in-situ measurements collected during the AHSPECT field campaign over 6 sites in the South West of France in July 2015 are now available.

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Dec 14 2015
Two new in-situ datasets available

The reference maps and the in-situ datasets collected over Ottawa in 2014 and over Barrax in 2015 are now available.

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Dec 08 2015
Crop maps over Tula available

The crop maps over the Tula area derived using a combination of medium and high resolution optical images and radar acquisitions are now available.

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Nov 12 2015
LDAS products now available

Above ground biomass estimates, drought indicators, carbon and water fluxes simulated by regional and global Land Data Assimilation Systems are provided over a series of cropland and grassland areas located in France, Hungary and around the globe.

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Oct 29 2015
Time series of Landsat-8 biophysical products available

ImagineS provides time series of Landsat-8 biophysical products (LAI, FAPAR, FCover) over 8 demonstration sites across the world.

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Sep 24 2015
New release of Barrax 2014 dataset

The HR maps derived from the measurements collected over Barrax site during the 2014 field campaign have been updated to correct some inconsistencies.

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Jun 26 2015
Fourth Progress Meeting, 22nd of June, Toulouse

The fourth Progress Meeting has been held on 22nd of June in Toulouse, hosted by Meteo-France.

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Jun 17 2015
3 new in-situ datasets available

Imagines makes available high resolution maps generated from ground measurements collected over Barrax, Spain, and Pshenichne, Ukraine in 2014, and over San Fernando, Chile, in 2015. They are essential reference for the validation of 1km and 300m resolution satellite-derived biophysical products.

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Jun 12 2015
Imagines at the 6th LSA-SAF workshop

Achievements of ImagineS were presented by ECMWF at the 6th LSA-SAF workshop organized by Eumetsat at Reading on 8th - 10th of June 2015.

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Jun 11 2015
Fourth Progress Meeting, Toulouse, 22nd June 2015

The Fourth ImagineS Progress Meeting will be organized on June 22nd 2015 in Toulouse, hosted by Meteo-France.

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May 26 2015
ImagineS at ISRSE 2015

ImagineS achievements were presented at the 36th Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment that took place in Berlin, Germany, from 10th to 15th May 2015.

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Apr 30 2015
ImagineS at EGU 2015

ImagineS achievements were presented in 2 talks and 1 poster at the EGU General Assembly 2015 that took place in Vienna, Austria, from 12th to 17th April 2015.

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Apr 15 2015
New release of the Field Campaign Guidelines

Based upon its experience in the ground measurements collection, ImagineS project provides an updated release of the guidelines for field campaigns.

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Feb 18 2015
3 new in-situ datasets available

Imagines makes available high resolution maps generated from ground measurements collected over Guangdong, China, in 2013, over La Albufera, Spain, and over Rosasco, Italy, in 2014. They are essential reference for the validation of 1km and 300m resolution satellite-derived biophysical products.

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Feb 16 2015
ImagineS Annual Review on 12th February in Brussels

After 26 months of ImagineS project, the second annual review meeting with REA was held on 12th February 2015 in Brussels.

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Nov 24 2014
Ground data available

Imagines makes available the ground measurements of LAI, FAPAR, and FCOVER collected in 2013 and 2014 over demonstration sites. Resulting high resolution maps are essential reference for the validation of 1km and 300m resolution satellite-derived biophysical products.

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Oct 08 2014
ImagineS at the RAQRS 2014

ImagineS achievements were presented in 6 talks and many posters at the 4th Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing (RAQRS) international symposium that took place in Torrent, Spain, from 22nd to 26th September 2014.

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Oct 07 2014
Second Advisory Board Meeting

The second Advisory Board Meeting of ImagineS project held in Valencia on 24th September 2014.

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Oct 07 2014
Third Progress Meeting, Valencia, 23rd September

The 3rd Progress Meeting was held on 23rd September 2014 in Valencia, Spain.

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Aug 14 2014
ImagineS at the IGARSS 2014

ImagineS has been presented at the 2014 IEEE Interantional Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) organized in Québec city, Canada, from 14th to 18th July.

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Jul 17 2014
CNES terminated its participation in ImagineS

After more than one year of participation to the consortium, CNES decided to terminate its activities on the ImagineS project. This decision has been announced during the 2nd Progress Meeting in March 2014 and the withdrawn of CNES from the consortium is effective since March 17th 2014.

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Jun 20 2014
ImagineS at the 8th GEO European Project workshop

ImagineS has been presented at the 8th GEO European Project Workshop organized at Athens on 12th -13th June 2014.

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Jun 10 2014
Third Progress Meeting, Valencia, 23rd September

The third ImagineS Progress Meeting will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 23rd September 2014.

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May 20 2014
Acceptance Review of GEOV3 processing chain

The Acceptance Review of the GEOV3 processing chain (LAI/FAPAR/FCover derived from 333m PROBA-V data) has been held on May, 14th at VITO, Belgium.

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Mar 20 2014
Second ImagineS Progress Meeting

The 2nd Progress Meeting has been held on 13th and 14th March 2014, at INRA headquarters, in Paris.

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Feb 10 2014
ImagineS at GV2M International Conference

Achievements of ImagineS have been presented in 4 talks and 3 posters at the Global Vegetation Monitoring and Modelling international conference held in Avignon, France, from 3rd to 7th of February 2014.

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Dec 16 2013
ImagineS Annual Review Meeting on 4th December 2013 in Brussels

After one year of ImagineS project, the first annual review meeting with REA was held on 4th December in Brussels.

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Dec 03 2013
PROBA-V in operations

After 6 months commissioning phase, the PROBA-V data products are distributed via an user-friendly portal developed and operated by VITO (http://www.vito-eodata.be)

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Oct 24 2013
ImagineS annual review meeting on 4th December in Brussels

After one year of ImagineS project, the first annual review meeting with REA will be held on 4th December in Brussels.

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Sep 17 2013
ImagineS at Living Planet Symposium

ImagineS developments towards an operational exploitation of Sentinel-1, 2 and 3 for crop classification along the season presented at the ESA Living Planet Symposium.

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Jul 11 2013
ImagineS at the Probing Vegetation Conference

ImagineS developments on PROBA-V 300m biophysical products presented at the Probing Vegetation Conference.

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Jul 11 2013
First Progress Meeting

The first ImagineS Progress Meeting held on 3rd July in Antwerp, hosted by VITO.

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May 08 2013
Proba-V launched with success

Proba-V has been launched successfully from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 6 May at 23:06 local time. 

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Mar 05 2013
Advisory Board Meeting

The first Advisory Board Meeting of ImagineS project held in Lille on 22nd February.

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Mar 04 2013
Kick-Off Meeting

On 21st February 2013, HYGEOS welcomed the ImagineS partners, the Project Officer, the invited GMES Unit and GIO Global Land representatives, in its premises at Lille,  France, for the ImagineS kick-off meeting.

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