Questionnaire open for Kvarken area companies, organizations and actors!

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Kvarken Space Economy project opens questionnaire for local companies, organisations and actors — suomeksi alempana; nedan på Svenska — The EU Interreg Botnia-Atlantica project Kvarken Space Economy has opened a questionnaire targeting New Space opportunities in the Kvarken region. We welcome local companies (start-ups, SMEs, large enterprises), organisations (public, research, governmental), and actors to participate…

The Kvarken Space Economy project organises a space themed info day online 18.1.2022

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The Kvarken Space Economy project organises a space themed info day online 18.1.2022 University of Vaasa and Kvarken Space Economy EU Interreg Botnia-Atlantica project partners organise together with business incubation centers ESA BIC Finland and ESA BIC Sweden an info day on Tuesday 18. January 2022 at 10–12 online. The event includes The Kvarken Space…

KvarkenSat Press Release event!

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We are extremely happy to be share the results of the design and planning process of the KvarkenSat satellite!  Press Event is held today (1.12.2021)  simultanously on four locations: Vaasa, Kiruna, Umeå and Espoo, and addtionally online as well. 11-12 EET / 10-11 CET.  Online Link If you missed it or could not participate, the…

Managing the Planet’s Forests

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This month’s Kvarken Space Conversations we explored the Forestry Thematic Exploitation Platform, run by VTT, and it’s possibilities! Additionally, we presented results produced by their in-house developed Autochange tool. Take a look at the extended article over here, and we discuss in more detail how F-TEP is related to the Copernicus programme, how the algorithm…

Making forest maps using space data and field observations in Sweden and Finland

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This month’s Mega magazine we had an opportunity to co-operate with the leading experts in estimating the forestry variables based on both the information from space and from the ground observations. The experts, SLU in Sweden and Luke in Finland, are responsible for producing the nation wide datasets.  Please, have a look at the extended…

Pandemic effects on Air Quality

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In the latest Kvarken Space Conversations we explored if and how did the COVID-19 pandemic affect air quality.  Well, as the magazine article itself shows, it did and it is also measurable from space. The very interesting thing is what physical phenomena are these kind of measurements based on and how does the process work?…