Forecasts and observation of general and street-level conditions in European cities (21.02.2012)
Air quality information and forecasts, as well as warnings about the levels of pollutants such as nitrogen dioxides, ozone and particulate matter, will soon be made available in near real time.
GAF applies earth observation for improved governance of informal mining (17.02.2012)
GAF AG, in a team together with DLR and IES, is carrying out a contract to use optical and radar remote sensing sensors and interpretation techniques to locate, map and monitor small-scale and artisanal mining (ASM) operations. In many countries, information about ASM is largely incomplete and, as a consequence, ASM activities remain informal and outside of governmental supervision and regulation.
GAF awarded contract for GIZ-SADC REDD Project: Development of an Integrated Monitoring System (16.02.2012)
GAF AG in a partnership with Deutsche Forst Service (DFS) has been awarded by GIZ, a newly conceptualised REDD Project for the southern African region. The counterpart is the Southern African…
GAF contracted to implement a significant part of GMES Initial Operations (GIO) Land Monitoring Services (06.02.2012)
The European Environment Agency (EEA) has contracted GAF AG to map high-resolution Forest and Impervious Area characteristics for two lots in West-, Central- and South-Eastern Europe in the framework of the GMES Initial Operations (GIO) Land Monitoring Services.
GAF capacity building for the development of the Afghan mining sector (02.02.2012)
GAF has established in Kabul a training centre and an attached demonstration mine to support the training of mines inspectors of the Ministry of Mines in Afghanistan. The newly constructed mock-underground mine sets the realistic stage to train and exercise international best practice. A one-year curriculum for mining inspectors has been developed covering theoretical and practical training for a full suite of topics.