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Satellite data expertise will protect vulnerable from floods

On World Humanitarian Day (August 19) it has been announced that the Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA) has been awarded a contract to use satellite data analytics to protect vulnerable people in informal settlements in Colombia from flooding.

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Renewable energy space technology initiative for Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia and the IEA have launched a new partnership to support the island’s transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy through our RE-SAT renewable energy analytics platform, supported by the UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme.

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Business as usual, despite Covid-19

Not only is it business as usual as we continue to share our data analytics expertise with governments and organisations around the world - we've extended the run of our free Big Data course - find out more

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The world is benefitting from a UK-China Climate Science Partnership

The CSSP China project is now bearing fruit. It has recovered vital historical weather data which would otherwise be lost to us; it can look into the future and warn about upcoming extreme rainfall along the mighty but often destructive Yangtze river and it can warn about the number of tropical cyclones hitting dry land, with all its terrible consequences for East Asia.

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Demonstrator offer for SMEs – limited time only

Calling UK SMEs & start-ups! As part of an industry support project, we are offering a funded demonstrator project to help a UK SME make better use of data to improve its business operations or develop a proof-of-concept product. All you need to do to submit your proposal is send us a brief outline of your idea.

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Watch this Space! An inspiring fan-girl moment at Space2Connect

With a stellar 1,000 space innovators, the largest-ever space applications networking event in the UK rightly made headlines, but it is also the quality of those connections that make Space2Connect an unmissable date in my calendar. Not to mention the chance to see my radio hero in real life! There were 300 participants in the 1st year, ~500 the second year and ~1000 in 2020, Space2Connect has given a strong message that the sector is growing and those working in it are very eager to connect,…

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IEA wins climate services contract in China

The Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA) has been awarded a contract to use its world-leading data analytics expertise to support the take-up of climate services in China in the face of climate change. The 18-month project, VIEWpoint, will include designing easy-use online data visualisations to match the needs and expectations of decision-makers in China in partnership with the China Meteorological Administration and the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, part of the Chinese Academy of…

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Climate Services in China – engaging users

There’s so much to know about China, the continent-sized country with more than 100 cities, each with a population of over 1 million. A culture that has a different year by which to measure time, with the New Year in 2020 beginning on 25th January, the Year of the Rat. A country with a continental variety of climates, from the summer monsoon, to the temperatures remaining below zero for three months of the year in areas bordering Mongolia and Russia. It is with this awe-inspiring sense of…

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Big Data & The Environment 'book club' at the Curious Lounge

You’ve heard of book clubs, well here comes Data Skills Club – all the benefits of self-paced studying in your own time and space with the bonus of meeting up with a friendly community of like-minded people to extend your learning experience. Our free online course, Big Data & The Environment, opens on November 4 and you can join our first Data Skills Club in Reading, Berks, UK, to chat face-to-face with the course Editor.

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