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Image time series processing software for agriculture monitoring

Scientists at the Flemish Institute for Technology Research (VITO) in Belgium and colleagues from the European Commissions Joint Research Centre have developed a stand-alone software package able to process time series of satellite images in near-real time.

Data from remote sensing image series at high temporal and low spatial resolution can be used by the new SPIRITS software to assist in the monitoring of year-to-year variability in crop production and estimate the potential impact of detected anomalies on crop production and the sharing of this information with different audiences. The stand-alone toolbox was developed to produce clear and evidence-based information for crop production analysts and decision makers.


(EC JRC MARS, 09/01/2014)