GMES products & services, integrating EO monitoring capacitiesto support the implementation of European directives and policiesrelated to ¿land cover and vegetation¿ (Geoland)

2004-01-01 – 2007-03-31

Geoland aims to provide and establish geo-information products and services to support the European Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) programme. geoland utilises available Earth Observation resources, and integrates them with existing models into pre-operational end-user applications. The geoland products and services focus on the monitoring of land cover and vegetation, thus addressing the GMES priorities "Land Cover Change in Europe", "Environmental Stress in Europe", and "Global Vegetation Monitoring".

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  • Ingenieursbureau voor Environmental Analysis and Remote Sensing bv
  • Instituto de Meteorologia PortugalRemote Sensing Division
  • Medias France
  • Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek
  • Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques
  • Noveltis
  • Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität BonnMeteorological Institut
  • Universität Karlsruhe (TH)Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe - Institut für Meteorologie
  • Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wienm,Institut für Medizinische Physik und BiostatistikWorking Group Biometeorology
  • EADS Astrium SAS
  • Joint Research Centre
  • Netherlands Geomatics & Earth Observation B.V. (
  • Netherlands Geomatics & Earth Observation B.V. (
  • Alterra bvCentre for Geo-Information
  • Instityt Geodezji i KartografiiRemote Sensing Department