project . 2018 - 2022 . On going

TWIGA

Transforming Weather Water data into value-added Information services for sustainable Growth in Africa
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 776691 Call for proposal: H2020-SC5-2017-OneStageB
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 5,006,820 EURFunder Contribution: 4,979,620 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Feb 2018
    End Date
    31 Jul 2022
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Objectives: Provide currently unavailable geo-information on weather, water and climate for sub-Saharan Africa by enhancing satellite-based geo-data with innovative in situ sensors and developing related information services that answer needs of African stakeholders and the GEOSS community. Concept: A systematic feedback loop to reciprocally validate in situ measurements and satellite data in one integrated model. Over 500 in situ measurement stations using citizen science. State of the art advancement & Innovation potential: Building on and pushing further recent advances in sensor and communication technology to provide cheaper and more robust in situ measurem...
Description
Objectives: Provide currently unavailable geo-information on weather, water and climate for sub-Saharan Africa by enhancing satellite-based geo-data with innovative in situ sensors and developing related information services that answer needs of African stakeholders and the GEOSS community. Concept: A systematic feedback loop to reciprocally validate in situ measurements and satellite data in one integrated model. Over 500 in situ measurement stations using citizen science. State of the art advancement & Innovation potential: Building on and pushing further recent advances in sensor and communication technology to provide cheaper and more robust in situ measurem...
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