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Assimila Projects

Earth Observation Land Data Assimilation EO-LDAS (2009-present)

Assimila is managing the EO-LDAS project which is currently developing a scheme to assimilate multi-sensor optical Earth Observation data with a land surface model. The project aims to produce optimal, sensor-independent EO outputs.

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ISIC Visualization Centre

Assimila is providing project management support to NCEO for the development of the ISIC Visualisation Centre. ISIC (the International Space Innovation Centre) is being built at the Science and Technology Facilities Council Harwell Campus and will form a focus for EO activities in the UK. Assimila is responsible for managing science requirements for the visualisation centre and translating these into technical facilities, providing liaison between the users of the facility and the technical implementation, and sourcing high impact multi-media material to be used in the visualization centre. Assimila is also developing plans for long term engagement of NCEO in the ISIC.

Royal Meteorological Society Quality Standard (2009– present)

Assimila is supporting the Royal Meteorological Society in the refinement and testing of a set of quality standards for UK meteorological service providers. The revised quality and audit guidelines have been developed through a dry-run implementation involving volunteer meteorological service providers.

National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO). Programme Management (2008-2011)

Assimila is providing Programme Management services for the National Centre for Earth Observation.

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Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. EO Strategy and GMES Support (2007-2011)

Assimila is supporting Defra in the development of its Earth Observation strategy and in communicating the applications and benefits of EO within Defra. Assimila is also responsible for Defra’s engagement programme with UK stakeholders in GMES.

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