European Space Imaging, DigitalGlobe and e-GEOS partner for European Commission framework contract

European Space Imaging, DigitalGlobe and e-GEOS partner for European Commission framework contract

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Germany: European Space Imaging has signed partnership agreement with e-GEOS and DigitalGlobe to provide imagery and data processing services as part of the multi-year framework supply contract with the European Commission. The contract was drawn to acquire high-resolution satellite data and associated services in support of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

The valuable four year framework agreement between the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission will be carried out by European Space Imaging together with partners e-GEOS and DigitalGlobe. Through this partnership a total of five satellites will be available to the JRC Controls with Remote Sensing (CwRS) project for monitoring agricultural.

European Space Imaging, the Munich based Bavarian company will be managing activities from planning satellite image acquisition through to the final imagery delivery, including liaison with all partners and stakeholders involved on EU and national level. They will also manage tasking of DigitalGlobe’s WorldView constellation through their Direct Access Facility (DAF) located on the grounds of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). QuickBird data will be centrally tasked through DigitalGlobe and made available through European Space Imaging. e-GEOS will provide access, tasking, processing and delivery of GeoEye-1 and IKONOS data, through their Imaging and Processing Facility (IPF) located in Neustrelitz, Germany, operated by its subsidiary Euromap.

Source: EARSC