The rise of Earth Observation

Space technology is not just about exploring the far reaches of the galaxy, but also has huge potential to help us with problems closer to home.

At HR Wallingford we’re using earth observations to address challenges as diverse as water security, disease management, dam safety and even logistics.

Here we explore how new technology can answer age-old questions and where the future lies for the smart use of new datasets.

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 Earth Observation: the final frontier?

Space technology is not just about exploring the far reaches of the galaxy, but also has huge potential to help us with problems closer to home.

Special guest, Ray Fielding of the UK Space Agency, joins Darren Lumbroso, Gina Tsarouchi and Quillon Harpham to explore how Earth Observations can help answer age-old questions, improve lives and safeguard our world.

They also delve into where the future lies for the smart use of new datasets in the sectors we work in.

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Barbara Hofmann
Barbara Hofmann

Dr Barbara Hofmann is our senior earth observation scientist. A geophysicist by background, Barbara joined our team in 2019 to help develop D-MOSS a ground breaking system to predict dengue fever outbreaks. This is now being used in Vietnam, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka, and has won multiple awards. 

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Darren Lumbroso

If you want an expert opinion on the issues around Earth Observations, get in touch with Darren Lumbroso.

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Earth Observation (EO) data for disaster resilience and sustainable development

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