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Exploiting Earth observation data pools for urban analysis - The TEP URBAN project

Heldens, Wieke and Esch, Thomas and Asamer, Hubert and Boettcher, Martin and Brito, Fabrice and Hirner, Andreas and Marconcini, Mattia and Mathot, Emmanuel and Metz, Annekatrin and Permana, Hans and Soukop, Thomas and Svaton, Vaclav and Vojtek, David and Zeidler, Julian and Balhar, J. (2017) Exploiting Earth observation data pools for urban analysis - The TEP URBAN project. In: Proceedings of SPIE, 10431, pp. 1-8. Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE Europe Remote Sensing: Remote Sensing Technologies and Applications in Urban Environments, 11.-12. Sept. 2017, Warsaw, Poland. DOI: 10.1117/12.2299947

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Abstract

Large amounts of Earth observation (EO) data have been collected to date, to increase even more rapidly with the upcoming Sentinel data. All this data contains unprecedented information, yet it is hard to retrieve, especially for non-remote sensing specialists. As we live in an urban era, with more than 50% of the world population living in cities, urban studies can especially benefit from the EO data. Information is needed for sustainable development of cities, for the understanding of urban growth patterns or for studying the threats of natural hazards or climate change. Bridging this gap between the technology-driven EO sector and the information needs of environmental science, planning, and policy is the driver behind the TEP-Urban project. Modern information technology functionalities and services are tested and implemented in the Urban Thematic Exploitation Platform (U-TEP). The platform enables interested users to easily exploit and generate thematic information on the status and development of the environment based on EO data and technologies. The beta version of the web platform contains value added basic earth observation data, global thematic data sets, and tools to derive user specific indicators and metrics. The code is open source and the architecture of the platform allows adding of new data sets and tools. These functionalities and concepts support the four basic use scenarios of the U-TEP platform: explore existing thematic content; task individual on-demand analyses; develop, deploy and offer your own content or application; and, learn more about innovative data sets and methods.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/114372/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Exploiting Earth observation data pools for urban analysis - The TEP URBAN project
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Heldens, WiekeWieke.Heldens (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Esch, ThomasThomas.Esch (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Asamer, HubertHubert.Asamer (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Boettcher, Martinbrockmann consult gmbh, germanyUNSPECIFIED
Brito, Fabriceterradue srl, italyUNSPECIFIED
Hirner, AndreasAndreas.Hirner (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Marconcini, MattiaMattia.Marconcini (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5042-5176
Mathot, Emmanuelterradue srl, italyUNSPECIFIED
Metz, AnnekatrinAnnekatrin.Metz (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Permana, Hansbrockmann consult gmbh, germanyUNSPECIFIED
Soukop, ThomasGISAT, Czech RepublicUNSPECIFIED
Svaton, VaclavIT4Innovations-VSB- Technical University of Ostrava, Czech RepublicUNSPECIFIED
Vojtek, DavidIT4Innovations-VSB- Technical University of Ostrava, Czech RepublicUNSPECIFIED
Zeidler, JulianJulian.Zeidler (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9444-2296
Balhar, J.GISAT, Czech RepublicUNSPECIFIED
Date:October 2017
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of SPIE
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:10431
DOI :10.1117/12.2299947
Page Range:pp. 1-8
Publisher:Proceedings of SPIE
Status:Published
Keywords:Service Platform, Urban, Monitoring, Earth Observation
Event Title:SPIE Europe Remote Sensing: Remote Sensing Technologies and Applications in Urban Environments
Event Location:Warsaw, Poland
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:11.-12. Sept. 2017
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Remote sensing and geoscience
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:German Remote Sensing Data Center > Land Surface
Deposited By: Heldens, Dr Wieke
Deposited On:09 Nov 2017 09:04
Last Modified:09 Nov 2017 09:04

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