The impacts of climate change, depletion of natural resources, volatile conflicts and fast growing urban agglomerations represent enormous challenges for meeting “the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. Non-governmental organisations have an increasing role in international development, particularly in the fields of environmental protection, humanitarian assistance and poverty alleviation.
GeoVille provides solutions enabling non-governmental organisations to identify critical developments, qualify their activities, define priority areas for their actions and coordinate their work efficiently. Satellite Earth observation data and geospatial information technologies help to improve the management of natural and agricultural resources, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure civil security.
Earth observation based assessment of the oil spill interaction with natural habitats after the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. A statistical analyses was carried out for the affected shorelines in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and western Florida.
Earth observation based monitoring of the extent and change of rice areas. Such information were used to support local water resources management, food security and the calculation of gas emission estimates.
Earth observation based ecosystem assessment for the entire Chaudière-Appalaches region in Canada. Such information were used to protect the ecosystem functionalities and to estimate their value.