EOStat – Services for Earth Observation-based statistical information for agriculture
The project aims to develop methods for a collection of statistical information about agricultural production and methods for a control of farmers’ activity in Poland using satellite data. CBK PAN is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Development of procedures for training/validation data collection
  • Development of algorithms for:
    • Crop classification based on SAR Sentinel-1 images
    • Crop classification based on synergistic use of Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 images
  • Toolboxes development for:
    • Automatic downloading and pre-processing of satellite images
    • Automatic crop classification
    • Aggregation routine of crop classification maps for verification of crop diversification
  • Development of a methodology for comprehensive verification of Ecological Focus Areas (EFA) for the requirements of direct support and greening systems

Project is realised in the consortium composed by: IGIK (responsible for the development of methods for crop growth monitoring, yield prediction, detection of critic situations for crop), Kappazeta – development of an approach for monitoring of maintenance of permanent grasslands; and CBK PAN.
Polish Statistics and the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture act as a Steering Board and the end-users.

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Project duration: May 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020
Funding: European Space Agency
PI: Instytut Geodezji i Kartografii
PI from CBK PAN: dr Edyta Woźniak