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Minister issues call to action at IEA launch

Thank you to Defra Minister Rory Stewart for such an inspiring speech at the official launch of the IEA on Tuesday. We were delighted to welcome so many of our IEA Partners and guests for a celebratory evening of networking at Digital Catapult. IEA CEO Colin McKinnon announced three new Partners for the IEA – McKinnon announced three new Partners – BMT Group, ERM and Agrimetrics – saying: “Businesses of all sizes need to be making commercial use of environmental data, or risk falling…

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New partners announced at official launch of the institute for environmental analytics

Press Release issued: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 The Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA), a new organisation bridging the gap between scientific research and industry, has been officially launched by DEFRA Minister Rory Stewart. He joined Sir David Bell KCB, Vice-Chancellor of University of Reading, to meet CEO of the IEA, Colin McKinnon, and Partners including Sainsbury’s, Microsoft and Telespazio Vega, at London’s Digital Catapult on Tuesday, January 26th. The IEA is a major…

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CHARMe Paper

IEA data experts, Dr Debbie Clifford and Dr Jon Blower, have played a key role in introducing a new system that will speed up the work of data analysts and research around the world. They are two of the authors of a paper about CHARMe that has been accepted for publication by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS). The Paper follows an EU FP7- project, led by the University of Reading, to address how climate data analysts, scientists and researchers can reliably source…

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Surprise Visit from Government Minister Ed Vaizey

We had a surprise visitor tour SNAP Sentinel-1 course yesterday – Government Minister Ed Vaizey! The Minister of State for Culture & the Digital Economy dropped in on the sell-out workshop while at Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell for the UK Space Security Conference. Andrea Minchella showed Ed how satellites can show changes in the Earth’s surface after earthquakes to the nearest centimetre. Vicky Lucas had excellent feedback from delegates and after meeting Ed she…

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SNAP shot of Sentinel-1 toolbox

Update issued: January 21st 2016 The final day of our sell-out SNAP Sentinel-1 toolbox course and more fascinating hands-on training from Andrea Minchella and Raffaella Guida for delegates including PhD students, insurance researchers and Earth Observation professionals. Great example of IEA partners working together to deliver valuable training for industry and academia. If you missed it, it will be running again in March, at Satellite Applications Catapult, email Vicky Lucas on…

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