DE-MONTES - Deformation Monitoring by High Resolution Terrestrial Long Ra
DE-MONTES provides an efficient, highly automated, high-resolution, terrestrial, long range sensing measurement and analysis system which is able to monitor geo-risk (and related) objects by means of non-signalized natural target points - which is a key to such systems due to the lack of reachability and the required distance-to-the-object.
GSE-Forest Monitoring: Service Extension and Transfer
Services für REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries)
MoNOE – Development of Methods for Modelling Natural Hazards in the Province of Lower Austria
The preparation of indicative hazard maps for mass movements in mountainous areas is quite a challenge for geosciences and spatial planning. The main aim of the project is the modelling of falling as well as sliding and creeping processes for all geologic units in Lower Austria.
PRoViScout - Planetary Robotic Vision Scout
Autonomous Identification of scientifically interesting targets and their approach during robotic missions on planetary surfaces.
VegDyn - Spatial modelling of grassland vegetation dynamics in Austria
Investigates of the interdependencies between the individual growth phases of grassland vegetation and observations in the form of meteorological measurements, remote sensing data and phenological surveys.
Geometric image processing
3D Stereo Landscape Animations
3D stereo projection technologies allow us to visualise landscapes in different scales in an impressive and realistic way. Virtual overflights of whole continents as well as detailed presentations of regions may be seen.
A Tale of two Valleys
The contrary strategies of two adjoining alpine valleys to deal with climate variability and climate change.
Assessment of the Landslide and Mass Movement Suscptibility in Gasen and Haslau (Styria)
Compilation of a Landslide Inventory based on Remote Sensing Data in the Municipalities Gasen and Haslau (Styria).
The Convention on the Protection of the Alps has concluded that the Alpine environment is under imminent threat, and demands comprehensive counter-measures.
Satellite hydrographic monitoring and assessment of environmental trends along the Russian Arctic coast.
Safe Migration Routes for Amphibians
Each spring thousands of amphibians are killed crossing roads as they migrate to their spawning sites.
ASSIST aims at implementing an integrated pre-operational service realising advanced integrated information and safety services for the Alps to improve the capabilities of risk warning and risk management. The project focuses on risks typical to mountainous areas e.g. avalanches, landslides, debris flows, floods, etc.
It is estimated that in Europe an area between 5-10 000 km2 is covered by active and abandoned surface mines and their associated operations, with their open casts and waste by-products blighting the landscape over a much greater region.
Advanced Tools for TERRASAR-X Applications in GMES
Ziel des Pilotprojekts ist die Entwicklung eines Verfahrens zur automatischen Forstinventur für Eukalyptusbestände.
Nature conservation areas, such as national parks or biosphere parks and their visitors need information about each other in order to offer, plan and enjoy visits, while at the same time protecting the nature.
BEAGLE 2 DEM
The European Mars Express Mission arrived in Mars orbit in December 2003.
The project addresses the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Belarus by increasing the capacity of the government to support biomass energy projects and the capacity of customers to finance and implement them.
This project deals with the implementation and testing of state-of-the-art algorithms for object detection and object tracing.
Mountainbike CD-ROM Großglockner
The digital biking CD-ROM "Großglockner" is a multimedia biking guide which offers 38 biking tours in the region "Großglockner / Mölltal-Oberdrautal" with virtual overflights, 3D-views, roadbooks, characteristics and photos. The tours are characterised by parameters like condition, difficulty or skills.
CarboEurope-IP aims to understand and quantify the present terrestrial carbon balance of Europe and the associated uncertainty at local, regional and continental scale.
CarboInvent will develop methods for quantifying carbon stock changes at national scales to meet commitments of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol.
Classification of European Biomass Potential for Bioenergy Using Terrestrial and Earth Observations.
Deforestation Monitoring for REDD
Deforestation Monitoring for REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation).
Digital Terrain Models using Laser Scanner data
In the past years laser scanner data has established itself as an accurate and reliable data basis for many applications.
In the EU, over a million people are directly threatened by volcanic hazards. Every year thousands of seismic events are recorded in these volcanic regions.
e-EcoRisk will create a regional enterprise network information management and decision-support system that will provide environmental and civil protection agencies and other relevant organisations with improved information and insight into the potential and actual risks (impact) to the environment of a large-scale industrial spill, using innovative information technology.
The main goal of the present project is to improve drastically the ′real time features′ of current applications in order to provide services under time constraints typical of natural disaster management (i.e. hours and not days).
GMES Downstream Service Land: Austria-Slovenia-Andalusia. Concept for a Harmonized Cross-border Land Information System.
Integration of New Processing Tools and Services on ESA SAR Grid Processing on Demand Environment.
The objective of the study was to develop inversion techniques designed to retrieve bio- and geophysical parameters from multi-sensor and interferometric remote sensing data for alpine land applications.
3D Vision for Panoramic Camera of ESA ExoMars mission 2016.
The project addresses fire prevention and control in the Mediterranean region, with the main focus being on long-term fire prevention.
Für eine nachhaltige und produktive Bewirtschaftung der europäischen Wälder werden sowohl quantitative als auch qualitative Informationen über Zustand und Veränderungen der Waldflächen benötigt.
The G-MOSAIC (GMES services for Management of Operations, Situation Awareness and Intelligence for regional Crises)
Geoland is carried out in the context of GMES, a joint initiative of European Commission (EC) and European Space Agency (ESA), which aims to build up a European capacity for Global Monitoring of Environment and Security.
Geoscanner Fully automated laserscanning measurements.
The evaluation of long-term changes of glacier surfaces needs fast and cheap automatic sensing methods with an accuracy in the range of a few centimeters.
It is the aim of the GMOSS network of excellence to integrate Europe’s civil security research so as to acquire and nourish the autonomous knowledge and expertise base Europe needs, if it is to develop and maintain an effective competence in global monitoring using satellite Earth observation.
GMES Network for Users
The GSE-Forest Monitoring project provides services for large area assessments of forests by means of satellite remote sensing methods (see also http://www.gmes-forest.info ).
Natural disasters are an age-old problem in Alpine regions, posing a major threat to the safety of settlements and transport routes as it is impossible to predict exactly when and where a disaster will occur.
The objective of the HIGH-SCAN project is to explore and test the integrated use of high-resolution satellite imagery and laser scanner data for small-area (regional and standwise) forest inventory and mapping.
i-MeaS – An Intelligent Image-Based Measurement System for Geo-Hazard Monitoring
i-MeaS aims at an efficient, highly automated intelligent image-based measurement and analysis system which is able to monitor rock falls by means of non-signalised points. Basic idea is the use of image assisted total stations (IATS) and image analysis techniques for automated point detection.
Modelling snow-ice cover evolution and associated gravitational effects with GOCE constraints (ICEAGE)
Quality Assessment of Ingot Moulds in Steel Plants
Liquid steel is poured in specific casting forms to produce stainless steel which is further processed in rolling mills.
The general objective of the INTEGRAL initiative is to promote an advanced observation technology for the unsupervised detection, precise measurement and variational analysis of ice motion.
The "Kalkalpenweg" (Kalkalpen Traverse) in the Upper Austrian Pyhrn Priel region is an 11-day long distance walk, which is presented to the hikers by innovative signposts and 3D display boards. Joanneum Research - Institute of Digital Image Processing - has assumed responsibility for the generation of the 3D views alongside the Kalkalpen Traverse.
A large number of forestry parameters is required for the planning and management of protection forests in the province of Salzburg, Austria.
Preparing for New High Frequency SAR Missions.
The overall objective is to provide Service clusters in the field of security applications with state of the art algorithms to be used in image and geo-spatial analysis for the tasks to be performed within these work packages.
Modellierung von Lawinenabgängen
Die Oberflächenrauhigkeit und die vertikale Struktur der Vegetation bzw. des Geländes sind wesentliche Eingangsparameter für die Modellierung von Lawinenabgängen.
In order to achieve the objectives of the Alpine Convention and national administrations it is not sufficient to monitor alpine subsystems only using conventional methods such as field investigations or aerial photo interpretation.
In diesem Projekt wurde untersucht, welche Parameter für die alpinen Natura-2000 Vogelschutzgebiete der Steiermark flächendeckend erhoben werden sollen.
The general objective of NATURNET-REDIME project (NNR) is the improvement of knowledge and the provision of education concerning all aspects of Sustainable Development.
Mobile Flight Navigation and Flight Support System.
The "mobile location based multimedia tourism information system" offers functionalities for a professional and individual guidance of tourists in unknown tourism regions.
The rapid retreat or advance of glaciers poses a potential economic and environmental threat to agriculture and tourism in the mountainous parts of Europe.
Oberdrautal Outdoor Park – 3D Presentation Boards
In Oberdrautal outdoor park, 3D presentation boards are used to visualise hiking regions in order to show hikers the mountain landscape of this region in an impressive way.
3D Vision system for a free-flying martian balloon.
Periodische Überwachung kritischer Infrastrukturen.
Styria Bikeway Information System
The Bikeway Information System presents Styrian bikeways on the Internet.
Services and Applications For Emergency Response.
Segmentierung landwirtschaftlicher Strukturen
Für den geplanten Aufbau eines operationellen landwirtschaftlichen Monitoringsystems ist die Verfügbarkeit automatisierter Auswertemethoden eine Grundvoraussetzung.
The aim of this pilot project is to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of harmonised and proven satellite based methods for the assessment of disturbances in European forests.
Requirements, Chances and Risks of an intellectual property cluster „Airborne Security“ fort he protection of the population and infrastructure of Austria.
Precise trajectory and velocity determination in ski jumping.
Satellite Monitoring And Regional Analysis of Glacier Dynamics in Franz Josef Land
Inventory of Graz’s Urban Trees
Based on digital Ultracam data and a digital surface model, an inventory of all individual trees and tree groups in the green belt of Graz are generated.
Touchless 3D Fingerprinting
Fingerprint recognition represents a viable alternative to traditional approaches for people authentication, as passwords and personal identification numbers.
Tourist Display Boards
3D landscape views for visualisation of tourist regions and tourist themes on display boards.
Within the scope of the project VarIoNav, a scientifically based and comprehensive investigation of the integration of GPS and inertial measurement systems (IMS) is performed.
Virtual flights for film productions
JOANNEUM RESEARCH produced several virtual flights over Austria for different video productions. These flights are based on remote sensing data and digital elevation models. The goal of these flights has been to show an overview over large regions and to ensure a good orientation for the viewer.
Virtual skiing areas
An interactive online 3D-presentation has been build up for the skiing area "4-Berge-Schischaukel" (Hauser Kaibling, Planai, Hochwurzen and Reiteralm/Fageralm) in the Styrian region "Dachstein-Tauern".
Wald & Wasser
Im Projekt wird der aktuelle Zustand der Wasserschutzwälder, die im Waldentwicklungsplan als Gebiete mit erhöhter bzw. hoher Wohlfahrtsfunktion ausgezeichnet sind, für das Bundesland Kärnten erhoben.
The digital hiking CD-ROM "Dachstein-Tauern" is a multimedia hiking and tourism guide which offers 43 hiking tours in the "Dachstein-Tauern" region with descriptions, maps and unique photos, completed with multimedia objects such as virtual overflights and 3D views.
Großglockner Hiking DVD
Multimedia DVD which presents 60 of the most beautiful hiking routes in the tourism region Großglockner/Mölltal – Oberdrautal using innovative technologies like 3D-visualisation, virtual flights and combinations of text, video und audio.
Cutting-edge telemetry and remote sensing methods allow the condition and usage of the habitat of endangered wildlife to be evaluated.