First Newsletter of MAIL project

The first Newsletter of MAIL (Identifying Marginal Lands in Europe and strengthening their contribution potentialities in a CO2 sequestration strategy,) is available online. In the newsletter you may find more details about project goals,

Kotarba A.Z. (2017) Inconsistency of surface-based (SYNOP) and satellite-based (MODIS) cloud amount estimations due to the interpretation of cloud detection results. International Journal of Climatology, 37, 4092-4104, doi:10.1002/joc.5011

Surface-based and satellite-based observations remain the fundamental source of cloud amount data for climatologists. However, both data sets show inconsistency related to the interpretation of instantaneous cloud detection, whether measured using the okta scale

Jenerowicz M., Kemper T. (2016) An improved automated procedure for informal and temporary dwellings detection and enumeration, using mathematical morphology operators on VHR satellite data, Remote Sensing Technologies and Applications in Urban Environments, doi: 10.1117/12.2254808

Every year thousands of people are displaced by conflicts or natural disasters and often gather in large camps. Knowing how many people have been gathered is crucial for an efficient relief operation. However, it