Project full title: “A satellite image processing platform for high resolution forest assessment”
Project Number: E!7358
Timetable: from 11/2012 to 10/2014
FORSAT is a research project co-funded by the national funding authorities of the participating countries, namely Austria, Cyprus, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey, under EUROSTARS and the European Commission, for the period 2012-2014.
The aim of FORSAT, which stands for "A satellite image processing platform for high resolution forest assessment," is to raise the current technological capacity of aerial imagery combined with airborne laser scanning for forest cover mapping applications to a stand-alone, satellite-based monitoring capacity.