Call for proposals: European Space Agency - Future Earth joint activities

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Seed funding available for attracting new users and developing new uses of ESA Earth Observation data; deadline 2nd November 2018

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Future Earth have partnered to bring the latest Earth observation data and understanding to Future Earth’s research through Future Earth’s Global Research Projects, Knowledge Action Networks and Media Lab. There is funding of up to €12,000 available for activities that help strengthen this partnership and promote the use of Earth observation data. This year there is an open call to the Future Earth community.

Proposals should aim to make use of ESA’s Earth Observation data and/or tools, in order to progress the overall research objectives of Future Earth and meet the Sustainable Development Goals. Applications for this funding call should aim to tackle one of three broad topics:

  • Engaging new research communities
  • Novel uses of ESA Earth Observation data
  • Exploitation of Essential Climate Variable datasets from ESA’s Climate Change Initiative

For full details of the call for proposals please click here.

The deadline for applications is the 2nd November 2018, applications should be sent to climate.office@esa.int. For any queries please contact the ESA – Future Earth Liaison Officer, Cat Downy on cat.downy@esa.int.