ESA DUE Innovator III SAR for REDD – D2.3 Final Report. (5/2018)

ESA DUE Innovator III SAR for REDD – D2.3 Final Report. (5/2018)

Institutt: 
Norut
Type publikasjon: 
Rapport
År: 
2018
Volum: 
5/2018

The objective of the ESA DUE Innovator III project “SAR for REDD” is to provide synthetic aperture radar (SAR) pre-processing and analysis capabilities and tools to users in tropical countries that are involved in REDD initiatives for operational tropical forest monitoring.

In this project and in cooperation with our user, the Observatoire Satellital des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale (OSFAC), a Congolese NGO, we demonstrate usefulness of SAR on the Mai Ndombe district in the Democratic Republic of Congo in regard to producing mosaics, forest maps and forest change maps.

This final report summarizes the whole project, giving an overview and summary of the delivery reports, presenting the tools and methods, the resulting delivered products, their validation, and concluding with an assessment of the products and the service by both the contractor and the user, including a future outlook.