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TESEO - DESERTIFICATION

Treaty Enforcement Services Using Earth Observation - Desertification (UNCCD Convention)

A study done under the Treaty Enforcement Services Using Earth Observation (TESEO) initiative with the objective to explore the potential of satellite imagery to support the implementation of the UNCCD Convention (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification).

 
Project References
 Name TESEO - DESERTIFICATION
 Title Treaty Enforcement Services Using Earth Observation - Desertification (UNCCD Convention)
 Programme GSP (General Studies Programme)
 Theme International Conventions
Land
 Cost €250k
 Type Feasibility Study
 Status Completed (2001-2003)
 Sensors ENVISAT : ASAR
ENVISAT : MERIS
EOS-Aqua : MODIS
EOS-Terra : ASTER
ERS-1/2 : SAR
Landsat 4/5 : TM
Landsat 7 : ETM
SPOT 4 : HRVIR
SPOT 4/5 : Vegetation
 
Project Description
 Objectives

TESEO-DESERTIFICATION is one of four special projects awarded by the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2001 under the Treaty Enforcement Services Using Earth Observation (TESEO) programme, which aims at exploring the potential of Earth Observation (EO) to support the implementation of international environmental treaties of European concern.

The objectives of this TESEO project was to explore the potential of satellite imagery to support to the implementation of the UNCCD Convention on Desertification.

 
 Results TESEO-DESERTIFICATION Final Report
 
 
Project Consortium
 Prime contractor SARMAP : SARMAP S.A.
 Subcontractors
 
User Partnership
 Users CAF : Chinese Academy of Forestry
CIDE : Research Centre on desertification
CSE : Centre de Suivi Ecologique
ECO Asia : Environment Congress for Asia and the Pacific, Environmental Education & Research Institute
OSS : Sahara and Sahel Observatory
 
Contact Points
 Project Manager Francesco Holecz
SARMAP S.A.
Cascine di Barico
CH-6989 Purasca
Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)91-600.9366
Fax: +41 (0)91-600.9369
Email: francesco.holecz@sarmap.ch
 Technical Officer Diego Fernandez
European Space Agency - ESRIN D/EOP-SEP
Via Galileo Galilei C.P.94
I-00044 Frascati (RM)
ITALY
Tel: +39 06-941.80676
Fax: +39 06-941.80552
Email: diego.fernandez@esa.int
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