The world is facing critical challenges relating to population growth, urbanisation and the requirement for healthy sustainable cities. In the East Midlands, a number of companies are addressing these challenges with innovative use of satellite data for their products and services. From urban monitoring to agri-tech solutions and decarbonizing future energy – satellite enabled products and services play a key role in achieving sustainable economic development. As a result of an EMBRACE workshop on Urban Sustainability, held in November 2016, we have put together a collection of Earth Observation applications from the East Midlands:
We look forward to helping new and existing partners create solutions to tomorrow’s global challenges.