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Webinar on Earth observations for marine applications in Africa

EUMETSAT is holding a webinar on Earth observations for marine applications in Africa on 2 December 2021

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This webinar will explain how both EUMETSAT and EU Copernicus Earth observation satellites play a key role in implementing the African Blue Economy strategy.
Jointly organised by EUMETSAT and the GMES & Africa programme, the webinar will take place on 2 December from 09:00 – 11:00 UTC.

Last Updated

26 November 2021

Published on

25 November 2021

Africa Webinar Dec 2021

A few days ahead the 2nd GMES&Africa Forum, taking place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, African experts will showcase some concrete serves using Earth observation in Africa.

In this webinar, we will explain how both EUMETSAT and EU Copernicus Earth observation satellites can play a key role in implementing the African Blue Economy strategy. You will learn about existing Earth observation-based marine services in Africa as well as how satellite are used to deliver these services and their actual impact..

Concrete applications will underline the benefits brought about by Earth observation satellite data and you will be able to share your experiences in discussions with peers.

This webinar will consist of one session, on Thursday, 2 December from 9:00 – 11:00 UTC and will discuss various case studies highlighting how meterological satellite data is already used in countries throughout the African continent.

How to join the webinar:

If you are interested in joining the webinar, register your interest at the event page below and we will send further updates directly to your inbox:

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More information about the Webinar on Earth observations for marine applications in Africa are available on the registration website.

Please feel free to circulate this announcement to anyone who might be interested in participating in the webinar.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email.