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  • COP22 le 04-11-2016

    For the eighth consecutive year and after Copenhagen, Cancun, Durban, Doha, Warsaw, Lima and Paris, SIRS will be present in Marrakech for the COP 22 from November 7th, 2016 (Conference on the climate organized within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The participation in these conferences is made within SIRS activities,  especially on the control of rainforests

     
  • GEOFORAFRI Conference - Abidjan le 22-02-2016

    SIRS has attended the GEOFORAFRI conference on "Earth observation for forests and lands sustainable management in Central and West Africa". This international conference was held from 26 to 28 January 2016 in Abidjan (Ivory Coast). SIRS has presented his current harmonization work on forest maps over Cameroon and CAR (REDDAF/OSFT).

     
  • COP21 le 21-11-2015

    For the seventh consecutive year and after Copenhagen, Cancun, Durban, Doha, Warsaw and Lima, SIRS will be present in Paris for the COP 21 from November 30th, 2015 (Conference on the climate organized within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The participation in these conferences is made within SIRS activities,  especially on the control of rainforests
     

     
  • Project Kalideos le 20-11-2015

    In November, 2015: SIRS is retained by the CNES in partnership with the IRD Reunion and various research teams from Reunion within the project Kalideos.From 2016 till 2019, this program's objective is to develop a multithematic  and multisource use (optics, radar) of the imagery.The Reunion Island was chosen for the richness of its environments and the potential applications on a relatively restricted territory.
     

     
  • Climate conference in Lima le 08-12-2014

    For the sixth consecutive year and after Copenhague, Cancun, Durban, Doha and Warsaw, SIRS will be attending the climate conference in Lima, Peru from 1/12/2014 organised as part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. SIRS participation to these conferences is linked to its Tropical Forest monitoring activities.

     
  • International Conference on land cover change and Biomass in Central Africa le 02-06-2014

    SIRS was recently invited to participate at the international Conference on land cover change and Biomass in Central Africa (http://www.observatoire-comifac.net/confLibre.php#) which was held in Libreville on 20 and 21 March 2014 and organised by AGEOS and COMIFAC. SIRS activities on the development of a national forest cover monitoring system for Gabon were presented.

     
  • ALMIRA project official Kick-off le 02-06-2014

    The ANR co-funded ALMIRA project official Kick-off workshop was held in Montpellier SupAgro from 26 to 28 March 2014. ALMIRA is aimed at studying the impact of climate change on agricultural land use in the Mediterranean basin. SIRS is in charge of spatial data management and land use/cover mapping.

     
  • URBIS project le 02-06-2014

    The kick-off meeting of the European URBIS project was held in Luxemburg on 7 May 2014. The aim of URBIS is to develop a European service for identifying and characterizing urban vacant sites. SIRS is the project technical coordinator.

     
  • “Copernicus- Sentinels Serving Society and the Environment” conference le 02-06-2014

    SIRS was recently invited to chair the session on Urban Planning and Public Services as part of the “Copernicus- Sentinels Serving Society and the Environment” conference which was held in Athens on 12 and 13 May 2014 and organised by the EU Greek Presidency (http://congrexprojects.com/2014-events/Copernicus/introduction).

     
  • Potential of Sentinel 2 constellation le 02-06-2014

    SIRS presented the results of its work on the Potential of Sentinel 2 constellation to provide near real time forest disturbance mapping over cloudy areas in Gabon as part of the “Sentinel 2 for Science” workshop which was held at the ESA-ASRIN premises in Frascati from 20 to 22 May 2014 (http://seom.esa.int/S2forScience2014/index.php).

     
  • GeoTechforCarbone 2014 conference le 21-01-2014

    SIRS was recently invited to participate to the GeoTechforCarbone 2014 conference which was held in Abidjan from 15 to 17 January 2014 and organised by the “Bureau National d’Etudes techniques et de Développement” from Ivory Coast with support from IRD, AFD, FFEM, FAO and the Sustainable Development and Environment Ministry of Ivory Coast. SIRS activities on the development of a national forest cover monitoring system for Gabon were presented. http://www.bnetd.ci/geotechforcarbone2014/

     
  • SIRS 2013 le 19-12-2013

    SIRS travels the world to disseminate and share their expertise and experience for the monitoring of forest cover, mapping methods of sealing, ... how to help the fight against the tiger mosquito, ...
    See the document posted on the synthesis of the literature of our work in scientific journals, or our participation in national and international specialized conferences.

     
  • Climate conference in Warsaw from November12, 2013 le 07-11-2013

    For the fifth consecutive year and after Copenhague, Cancun, Durban and Doha, SIRS will be attending the climate conference in Warsaw from 11/12/2013 organised as part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. SIRS participation to these conferences is linked to its Tropical Forest monitoring activities.

     
  • Life + IMCM symposium, 23-24 october le 21-10-2013

    The meeting is organized by EID Méditerranée, EID Rhône Alpes, Conseil Général de la Martinique, Conseil Général de Guyane, Conseil Général de Corse du Sud and adege, in Montpellier (amphiteater Philippe LAMOUR).
    SIRS presents the tool developed for predicting entomological risk by Aedes albopictus late morning on 23 october.

     
  • Corine Land Cover 2012, in progress le 25-09-2013

    The call for tenders concerns :

    -the geographical database 2006 revisited

    -the production of Corine Land Cover databases 2012 and 2006-2012 changes


    for both :

    -the whole metropolitan french area
    -the overseas departements

     
  • join us at living planet symposium 2013 organized by ESA, be held 9-13 September in Edinburgh le 04-09-2013

    9 september - 16:30 Carrick (level 1) about REDD 2 program :
    comparison of forest cover and net change area estimates for selected cases studies in the Congo Basin region
     

    10 september - 16:40 Portland (level 3) about Copernicus Services II program : Urban Atlas 2012

     
  • New article about forest classification in Central Africa, by remote-sensing le 20-08-2013

    The article "Vegetation structure and greenness in Central Africa from Modis multi-temporal data" is publishd in the Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society, co-authored by Cirad, JRC, SIRS and Universities of Liege (Belgium) and Bourgogne (France).

    African forests within the Congo Basin are generally mapped at a regional scale as broad-leaved evergreen forests, with the main distinction being between terra-firme and swamp forest types. The proposed method performs identification of 22 vegetation types (six savannas, two swamp forests,14 forest types).

     
  • french Guiana and the Reunion Island le 25-07-2013

    SIRS is in charge of the maintenace in operational condition of the antenna of Earth station images (SEAS OI) in the Reunion Island in partnership with CLS.

    SIRS-CLS won the contract launched by Region and IRD.

     
  • SIRS is certified OSEO EXCELLENCE le 04-07-2013

    Label awarded to contractors who "want to conduct their business as high as possible, and they have the talent."

    Extract from presentation of OSEO EXCELLENCE http://www.excellence.oseo.fr/Presentation

    SIRS is certified OSEO EXCELLENCE
     
  • SIRS and new Quae books 2013 le 19-06-2013

    SIRS participated in the drafting of Chapter 2 : Evolution of vegetation cover and carbon stock in the supply area of the city of Kinshasa.

    http://www.quae.com/en/r2888-quand-la-ville-mange-la-foret-.html

    released of May 29,2013 - 256 pages - Quae editor

    SIRS and new Quae books 2013
     
  • SIRS wins new european call for tenders about Urban Atlas le 11-06-2013

    The aims are change and update 2006-2012. In three years, 700 LUZ will benefit urban landuse.

    SIRS is leader of consortium SIRS/GISBox/IGN France International.

     
  • SIRS at "Rencontres SIG La Lettre 2013" le 10-06-2013

    June 11, 2013, SIRS presents the first operational service Copernicus: GIO Emergency Mapping Service.

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  • New scientific publication le 07-06-2013

    The topic is 'Large-scale estimation of forest canopy opening using remote sensing in Central Africa', and publied in BOIS ET FORETS DES TROPIQUES. Cirad, ONF and SIRS are the authors.

     
  • Meet us at Matera (Italy) 3 to 6 June le 15-05-2013

    SIRS will present works about urban remote sensing.

    Article publied is:

    "Using data fusion to update built-up areas of the 2012 European High-Resolution Layer Imperviousness. 33rd EARSeL Symposium. Matera, Italy Lefebvre A., Sannier C., Beaugendre N., Pennec A., Corpetti T.(2013)"

     
  • 14 May 2013 -scientific events -tool developed for predicting risk on aedes albopictus le 06-05-2013

    approach, results and perspectives concerning the development of a tool for entomological risk on the Asian tiger mosquito, using satellite imagery

     
  • SIRS announces a new publication le 27-04-2013

    A-Rainfall and Temperature-Driven Model for Abundance Aedes albopictus populations in
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - April 2013

     
  • 22-26 april,2013 Beijing China - International Symposium on Remote Sensing le 19-04-2013

    "Monitoring urban transformation in the old foreign concessions of Shanghai from 1987 to 2012", by SIRS,  LETG-Rennes-Costel and LIAMA

     
  • two meetings in Montpellier on aedes albopictus and tool developed for predicting entomological risk le 02-04-2013

    Free meetings organized by UMR TETIS, within scientific events "TETIS coffee."
    oral presentation by the EID Mediterranée, CIRAD and SIRS

    On April 2, 2013 is focused on the Rainfall- and Temperature-Driven Abundance

    Model for aedes albopictus Populations : mosquito life cycle is modeled.

    On 14 May 2013, the whole project, leading to the development of the tool for

    predicting entomological risk will be presented.
    The study sites are the towns of Nice, Porto Vecchio and Montpellier

     
  • Meet us at Montpellier on March 25 le 15-03-2013

    SIRS sponsors SIG LR 2013 meeting.

    Be careful : News 2013 : Exhibition takes place at "Centre Rabelais".

    SIRS will present his experiences on monitoring the urban sprawl and urban renewal.

     
  • New Earth observation satellite le 13-02-2013

    In about 100 days, images from Landsat 8 will become available to all users at no charge.

     
  • SIRS, a trusted partner le 15-01-2013

    January 15, 2013, SIRS teams are hard at work, despite the weather alert to the snowstorm.

    SIRS, a trusted partner
     
  • Christmas 2012 le 22-12-2012

    SIRS wishes you a very merry Christmas and a happy new Year.

    Christmas 2012
     
  • GMES becomes Copernicus le 11-12-2012

    Copernicus is the new name of the European Commission's Earth Observation Programme, previously known as GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security). The new name was announced today by Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani during the Competitiveness Council.

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  • Pleiades 1B orbit since December 2 le 03-12-2012

    The Soyuz rocket has orbitedthe second satellite in the constellation Pleiades over the night of December 2 .

    The two satellites are placed in the same orbit synchronous at 694 km above the Earth, with a phase shift of 180 °.

    The arrival of the Pleiade 1B in the constellation Pleiades will double the capacity of current acquisition, any site  will visible every day by one satellite.

    The first image is provided in the day Wednesday 5 December.

     
  • Sustainable City, on show at POLLUTEC le 26-11-2012

    oral presentations of SIRS, friday 30 november 2012

    - conference space : "the use of spatial data for monitoring of urban sprawl"

    - spatial village :"tools for  the rational use of space for State services and his local officies"

    Sustainable City, on show at POLLUTEC
     
  • Earth obsevation for a green co-developed World le 14-11-2012

    go meet SIRS team :

    - tuesday 20 november 15:40 session II integrated coastal management - oral presentation about INFOLITTORAL project

    - tuesday 20 november from 16h30 - space HYDROLOGY - poster presentation about implementation of the hydrographic repository BD Carthage on the basin of the french Guiana from remote sensing data

    - wednesday 21 november 9:30 session III. 1 - Forest - oral presentation about development of an operational system for monitoring forest cover at national scale.

    SIRS is sponsor of XV symposium SELPER.

     

    Earth obsevation for a green co-developed World
     
  • New earth station images le 23-10-2012

    New earth station images for Indian Ocean.

    SEAS OI antenna is built in Techsud Park in "Saint Pierre" (in the Reunion Island)

    inauguration on friday 26th october at 14h

     
  • remote sensing and monitoring natural habitats le 19-09-2012

    Boileau Room - second floor  at "Palais des congrès", near the palace of Versailles

     
  • SIRS and FORESTSAT 2012 le 22-08-2012

    "Application of the regression estimator to derive Gabon forest cover area estimates at national level" will be presented by SIRS (september 12)

     
  • IGARSS 2012, Munich le 13-07-2012

    oral presentation in session Vegetation Change Detection : MONITORING FOREST COVER CHANGE AT NATIONAL LEVEL IN GABON FOR 1990, 2000 AND 2010 WITH OPTICAL IMAGERY

    program : http://www.igarss2012.org/Papers/PublicSessionIndex3.asp?Sessionid=1140

     
  • 4th International Conference on Space Applications - 2012/06/27 le 25-06-2012

    10h45 : DEVELOPMENT OF AN OPERATIONAL MALARIA RISK MAPPING SERVICE FOR URBAN AREAS IN THE SUB-SAHELIAN BELT

    17h35 : DEVELOPMENT OF EO BASED SERVICES FOR CONTROL AND MONITORING OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IN BOLIVIA FROM FOREST MANAGEMENT

     
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  • SIRS, sponsor JP SIG LR 2012 le 01-03-2012

    SIG LR organizes the 11 th professional day : "GIS went into the country"

    SIRS, sponsor JP SIG LR 2012
     
  • SIRS and GMES le 30-01-2012

    SIRS wins contracts 'GIO Emergency Management Services'...

     
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