Member Since 01/08/2019
The Sentinels for Common Agricultural Policy - Sen4CAP project aims at providing to the European and national stakeholders of the CAP validated algorithms, products, workflows and best practices for agriculture monitoring relevant for the management of the CAP. The project pays particular attention to provide evidence how Sentinel derived information can support the modernization and simplification of the CAP in the post 2020 timeframe.
The project is developing an open-source system able to automatically ingest and process Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 time series in a seamless way to derive four products: (i) crop type maps, (ii) grassland mowing detection products, (iii) agricultural practices monitoring product focusing on the detection of harvests, catch crops, nitrogen-fixing crops and land-lying fallows and (iv) biophysical indicators.
Sen4CAP has been setup by the European Space Agency in direct collaboration and on request from DG-Agri, DG-Grow and DG-JRC. It also involves seven Paying Agencies (Czech Republic, France, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Spain and Romania) acting as pilot countries.
Sen4CAP ready to use solution on CREODIAS
The Sen4CAP software is available on CREODIAS cloud environment as an easy to run image. When this image is installed on a CREODIAS Virtual Machine, any user can run the Sen4CAP software, benefitting both from direct access to the complete Copernicus Sentinel satellite data repository and dynamically scalable processing opportunities of the CREODIAS cloud computing environment.
In order to meet the needs of Paying Agencies and the companies supporting them, we advise in the choice of the size of the environment and support the substantive knowledge about Sen4CAP software itself and the use of satellite data in it. Thanks to customer support and constant contact during the use of our service, we consult with software manufacturers on all the information obtained in order to develop it continuously.
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