New article published by “Computers & Geosciences”: the R package “sen2r”

sen2r is an R package developed by the Institute of Remote Sensing of Environment (IREA) of the Italian National Research Council, with the aim to simplify and speed up several steps commonly needed to process Sentinel-2 data. Recently, an important recognition to the worth and usefulness of this tool came from the ISI journal Computers & Geosciences, publishing the scientific paper “sen2r”: An R toolbox for automatically downloading and preprocessing Sentinel-2 satellite data.

Up to the 14th of May 2020, it is possible to get free access to the manuscript at this link: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ao0SMMTPaksz.

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AIT2020: Conference Posponed

The 10th AIT International Conference

COVID-19: in the light of the COVID-19 crisis, AIT with deep regret officially announces that the X AIT International Conference to be held in Cagliari, Italy, has been postponed to 2021.

Dear all,

we have not taken this decision lightly, but given recent developments and guidance from various national and international bodies, it is the only decision we felt we could take.

All submitted abstracts, if desired, will be considered for the next year.

We will update all the deadlines, as the general situation will be clear.

Sponsors and exhibitors are encouraged to maintain their involvement in the AIT Conference even though it is postponed by one year.

We would like to express our appreciation to all those who have committed countless hours to what promised to be an exciting AIT2020 Conference. This includes our colleagues with the members of our conference committee.

We wish you, your families and loved ones all the best for the months ahead and look forward to seeing you at the AIT 2021 Conference on our wonderful Island next year.

Sincerely,

Maria Antonietta Dessena, Maria Teresa Melis

On behalf of the AIT President and all the Council.

Premio Nazionale di Laurea “Eugenio Zilioli” – 16a Edizione (2020)

Per onorare la memoria del dott. Eugenio Zilioli, già responsabile della Sezione di Milano, il CNR-IREA bandisce un premio per una tesi di laurea sviluppata sui temi di pertinenza dell’Istituto.

Le domande devono pervenire entro il 15 maggio 2020.

Il premio verrà assegnato nel corso della X Conferenza Internazionale AIT (30 giugno-2 luglio 2020, Cagliari), dove il vincitore verrà invitato a partecipare.

Tutte le informazioni qui: http://www.irea.cnr.it/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=35&Itemid=88

SEMINARIO “EARTH SYSTEM ENSEMBLE FORECASTING” E INAUGURAZIONE DI “FROM EARTH TO SPACE” EXHIBITION

Seminario “Earth system ensemble forecasting: managing climate impacts via increased preparedness” a cura di Gianpaolo Balsamo
Il seminario è un evento pubblico proposto nel quadro del master di secondo livello “Climate Change: adaptation and mitigation solutions”.
Il seminario si terrà in lingua inglese.

Al termine del seminario (18.30)

Inaugurazione ufficiale della mostra temporanea “Dalla Terra allo Spazio: osservazione e misurazione del nostro Pianeta”, allestita in collaborazione con l’Area Bibliotecaria e Museale del Politecnico di Torino (19 Febbraio – 30 aprile 2020)

Breve introduzione in Aula 10 e a seguire visita guidata con rappresentanti dell’Area Bibliotecaria e Museale, del DIATI e con il Dr. Mario Gomarasca, AIT & CNR-IREA.

La partecipazione è libera, consigliata la prenotazione: http://bit.ly/seminar19feb2020