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

By hammian

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

By hammian

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?…

Space Saturday in Wasa Future Festival ’21

By hammian

Wasa Future Festival was held in  Wasa Innovation Center on 5.8. & 11.-14.8.2021. On the last day a Space Saturday segment was presented by the Kvarken Space Economy project. You can watch all the presentations from this Youtube-link. It starts in the beginning of the Space segment. What is Kvarken Space Center? Heidi Kuusniemi  Director,…

The Many Colors of the Sea

By hammian

Especially during the very nice warm weather we have had lately, the cool refreshing waters of the sea and the lakes start to get quite enticing! However, we are also closing on to the cyanobacteria season as well. In our extented web article of the latest conversation, we present how these can be estimated remotely…

KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge

By Johanna Haveri

An Online Innovation Challenge KvarkenSpaceEco arranges an online innovation challenge in November 2021. The theme of the challenge is Space Data and Sustainable Forestry. More information coming on our and on Ultrahack’s website & social media on September 1st.

By Johanna Haveri

Apply now! Apply for a Space for Humanity Bootcamp which will be arranged by the ESA BIC Finland in August. The last day for applications is June 23rd. See more from Events.