Most readers of this blog will be aware of the Copernicus program, an overarching attempt by the ESA to use EO data for improving the quality of life of European citizens.
It has lost of aspects and unfortunately Ireland doesn’t always exploit these services as well as it should. I think I’ll try and highlight services over the coming weeks. First is the emergency response capability– that Ireland as a signed up national participant can avail off- and a good example are the storms of last February- where the department of AG was able to request rush acquisition and analysis of damaged woodlands . Here is an example of one of the reports: