News & Events

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Two of COBWEB’s major aims are to;

  1. make citizen science data available for anybody to use,
  2. make the data reliable and trustworthy.

In order to achieve those aims, COBWEB has been working with local organisations and communities who lead or contribute to citizen science projects. By getting our ‘design... more

27 August 2015

Earth Observation (EO) has long been used to collect information about our environment. One common application has been the production of land cover maps using multispectral imagery. Although a picture can tell a thousand words, context is vital for interpretation. Therefore, in order to enhance the success of EO, it is fundamental to validate... more

06 July 2015

COBWEB recently attended the launch of the UK’s latest land-cover product; The 2012 UK 'Coordination of Information on the Environment' (CORINE) Land Cover map. The event focused on the findings from this new data product, and was also an opportunity for the Earth observation community to convene and discuss other development in the field.... more

01 July 2015

Do you live in the Dyfi Biosphere? Are you planning on visiting the area this summer? Why not take part in some of the volunteering opportunities taking place!

COBWEB is working with local community groups and organisations to fund projects that use COBWEB technologies to collect crowdsourced data. Be a... more

19 June 2015

COBWEB recently presented at the 9th GEO European Projects Workshop which took place in Copenhagen on the 15th and 16th of June 2015.

The purpose of the Workshop was to bring together European stakeholders interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System... more

15 June 2015