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Nov 04

Copernicus Earth Observation Data Hackathon

Free

Event Details

Join the first Copernicus open data hackathon in Austria!

Copernicus is a European system for monitoring the Earth.
During the hackathon, we will work with open data from two satellites: Sentinel 1 and Sentinel 2.

These satellites provide data for:
– land changes (it can map different classes of cover such as forest, crops, grassland, water surfaces and artificial covers like roads and buildings;
– water health and pollution;
– agricultural practices, to estimate crop acreage, to provide soil moisture information and to forecast yield;
– distinguishing between different crop types as well as data on numerous plant indices, such as leaf area index, leaf chlorophyll content and leaf water content;
– disaster mapping.

In other words, join us for an exciting experience developing solutions for global problems such as climate change, health challenges and food problems!

Prizes:
-1500 € in cash for the winning team
– featuring on www.23degree.org
– access to virtual machines and computing environment from EODC
– a spot in INITS startupcamp

More information on data, rules etc: http://copernicus.devpost.com/

Food and drinks are provided. Register for free on Eventbrite now!
https://www.eventbrite.de/e/copernicus-earth-observation-data-hackathon-tickets-27433362927

The When

Start:
November 4, 2016 | 7:00 am
End:
November 5, 2016 | 6:00 pm

The Where

INiTS Gründerservice
Maria Jacobi Gasse 1, MQM 3.2, 1. Stock
Wien, 1030 Austria

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