Msc Lectures Week 4

Msc2017_Week4           Msc_2017_P4

These are the Notes for Week 4. Students who do the practical on Tuesday Morning at 9am should come as normal on Tuesday 31st Oct.

Tis students who do the practical on MONDAYS have to make up some lost time due to storm. So I have arranged a extra practicals/lecture  sessions on Monday 6th Nov, Please report to GIS lab at 10am for ALL day session (finish 4pm with break for lunch) . This is ONLY for students who do the practical on MONDAYS

Irish Earth Observation Conference with ESA

This Years IEOS is looking very interesting. A Two day event, with an Irish focus on day one and a combined event with ESA/Copernicus on Day 2. This is a chance for Irish research and Industry to meet with the key European Players in ESA Copernicus program. Don’t miss it!

The theme of this year’s Earth Observation (EO) 2017 event revolves around raising awareness about the EU’s Copernicus EO programme and strengthening the linkages between all stakeholders – whether Researchers, Technologists, Service-providers or End-Users. This two-day event will be held at Maynooth University on the 2nd/3rd Nov 2017 and kick-off with international key-note speakers from European Space Agency and Group on Earth Observation, opening the 11th Irish Earth Observation Symposium on Thursday 02/11/2017. The second day, Friday 03/11/2017, promises to be an information-packed day with presenters, speakers, & experts from the EU Commission, Copernicus Support Office and Irish agencies explaining how Copernicus works, how to access data and information services as well as examples of how Copernicus is currently being exploited across Ireland. This exciting two day meeting will be of interest to any student, researcher, technologist or professional who is involved in acquiring, processing and using Earth Observation data.

Registration is free but places are limited. To register for either or both events please go to

For more information on this two day event, please visit the IEOS2017 Website


Agriculture, remote sensing and space week

I’m speaking at the Institute of Engineers on the use satellite tech in farming as part of Space week. Its a free event and there 3 other (far more interesting) speakers:

Project Management and Young Engineers Society

in Association with Cooney Architects and i3PT Certification Present:

Architecture & Engineering in Space “

Venue – 22 Clyde Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Date – Tuesday10th October 2017

Time – 17:30 to 20:00


An evening of international and national expert talks focusing on the links between the Engineering, Architecture and space exploration. What type of space suit performs best in space? How engineers are designing systems so settlers can survive on arrival? Engineering pushes the boundaries of what is possible and Space Architects designs the environments that will be inhabited in outer space. Come along and learn more!

Event Outline

17.30 – Introduction and welcome

17.35 – Stuart Green – Copernicus for Agricultural Applications in Ireland

17:55 – Dr Niamh Shaw – Walking slowly towards Space

18.20 – Dava Newman – A better built Space Suit

18:40 – Gui Trotto – Pushing Human Limits to the Extreme

19:10 – Interactive Q&A session