Archived Webinar

Satellites Help Improve Urban Livelihoods

"How to use satellite Earth Observation (EO) data for mapping public urban spaces, green open areas and other features for improving urban livelihoods?"

Public urban spaces such as streets, open spaces, green areas, parks, and public buildings are necessary components for a livable city. Inadequate, poorly designed or privatised public spaces often generate exclusion and marginalisation and therefore degrade the livability of the urban environment.

This webinar focuses on the satellite EO data types and GIS analysis used to improve the knowledge of these spaces, as a potential tool for authorities to manage and plan in data-scarce cities. The data used as examples has been applied in two WBG Neighborhood Upgrading Projects, Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project (KNIP) and Dhaka City Neighborhood Upgrading Project (DCNUP).

Webinar delivered by EO4SD-URBAN project consortium for European Space Agency (ESA) and World Bank Group (WBG). The material is extracted from training material provided by the EO4SD-URBAN project which is funded by the European Space Agency and implemented by GAF AG and Consortium.

About the Presenters

Tomas Soukup

Head of GIS department at GISAT, Czech Republic

Jan Kolomaznik

Remote sensing expert at GISAT, Czech Republic

Hyunji Lee

Consultant at the Urban Scapes Program at the World Bank Group  

Manuela Hirschmugl

Remote sensing expert at JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Austria

Questions Submitted

Mahaman Mourtala

- Sep 16, 2021
Great!

EBRAHIM

- Aug 16, 2021
Great

MOHAMMAD

- Jan 20, 2021
Great Course! very knowledgeable documents!

Tosin

- Jun 18, 2020
Great Stuff

Mohammad Nadir

- May 27, 2020
Informative!

SURAM

- May 17, 2020
I AM SO MUCH INTERESTED IN SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY

Md. Babar

- Apr 18, 2020
Interesting

Anvar

- Mar 22, 2020
Interesting!

Atar

- Nov 15, 2019
livelihood

Jafar

- Oct 9, 2019
Topik yg sangat Menarik
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