As part of the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service’s local component, a European consortium headed by GAF AG is conducting a detailed assessment of land cover/land use changes at more than 750 European Natura2000 sites, on behalf of the European Environment Agency (EEA) and funded by the European Union.
GAF AG is pleased to announce the award of a contract to support the Ministry of Mines and Energy in Ouagadougou in establishing a new computerised mining cadastre and registry system in Burkina Faso.
The overall project objective is to improve governance in the mining sector by establishing a modern, web-based system for granting and managing mineral rights. The efficient, transparent, and reliable administration of such titles is considered to be a key factor in increasing growth and investment in the mining sector in Burkina Faso.
In practical terms, the project aims to:
GAF together with Regio Augsburg Wirtschaft GmbH and the cluster bavAIRia invite interested stakeholders to join the conference, which is taking place in the “Landesamt für Umwelt” in Augsburg.
Dr. Thomas Häusler, GAF key expert for forestry and climate change applications, has participated on high ranked panel discussing the impact of Sentinel 2 data.
Dr. Thomas Häusler, GAF key expert for forestry and climate change applications, has participated on high ranked panel discussing the impact of Sentinel 2 data during the ESA launch event at ESOC center in Darmstadt on 23.6.2015. Watch his explanations during the panel session (mid of video) under the following link: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Copernicus/Sentinel-2/Sentinel-2A_launch_event_at_ESOC
It has been announced that GAF AG is the winner of the Company Achievement Award 2015. This award recognizes GAF as a company that has made significant contributions to the development of the Earth observation (EO) services sector in Europe.
GAF AG, Germany and its partner Sofreco, France, are pleased to announce the awarding of the “Renforcement des Capacités de l’ Administration des Mines" contract and the initiation of activities in Gabon. The client and beneficiary is the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Tourism in Gabon. The project has been launched as a response to Gabon’s request for assistance in developing its mineral sector.
The project addresses a challenging portfolio of activities in the field of geological and environmental mapping, mineral potential assessment and institutional strengthening. The key aspects include:
The Copernicus Emergency Management Service has produced a first damage assessment for Kathmandu (Nepal) with contribution of GAF AG
GAF and ESA sign an agreement regarding the delivery of IRS data for the Copernicus Data Warehouse 2014-2020
GAF AG, the exclusive supplier of optical Indian Remote Sensing data in Europe, has signed an agreement with ESA concerning the provision of IRS data for the Copernicus Data Warehouse. The agreement will run until the end of 2020.
GAF AG has successfully accomplished the extensive fieldwork programme in its Darfur Natural Resources Mapping and Database Project carried out for the Darfur Land Commission (DLC). It is the so far largest comprehensive and most up-to-date inventory and capacity-building project on the natural resources and ecological potential of this 500,000 sqkm Saharian/Sahelian region.
Sentinel 2, der „europäische Landsat", wird ab der zweiten Jahreshälfte Daten für eine Vielzahl von Copernicus Umweltdiensten liefern. Die GAF arbeitet hier an vorderster Front an der Operationalisierung und Inwertsetzung dieser und anderer Datenquellen.