Finnish Environment Institute SYKE under the Finnish Ministry of SYKE logoEnvironment,  is a government research institute, and a center for environmental expertise. SYKE's research focuses on changes in the environment and seeks ways to control these changes. SYKE conducts research on wide range of fields, from environmental policy, state of natural environment, climate change, marine and freshwater environments, to the cryosphere. A strong focus is on multi-disciplinary work and providing information, skills and services to achieving sustainable development in Finland and globally. The information produced in research and operational services are served to customers ranging from researchers in environmental administration and universities to governmental and municipal authorities as well as common citizens.

SYKE is responsible for the overall coordination of the project. In addition, SYKE leads Requirements Consolidation (WP1) and Service Chain Specification (WP2).

Brockmann Consult GmbH (BC) is a private company offering services for the Brockmann_Consult_logomanagement of environmental data in particular from Earth Observation. The company comprises two complementary branches: The Environmental Informatics Department and the Geo-Information Services Department. The company has 30 staff members and is located in Hamburg, Germany.

BCs main role in the project is lead the Service Chain Implementation and Testing (WP3) and Service Delivery (WP4).

Brockmann Geomatics (BG) is a private company of geoinformatic Brockmann_Geomatics_logoconsultants, offering services comprising information products and methodological solutions, based on remote sensing and GIS technology, with focus on natural objects with high conservation value. The company was established in March 2011 but the personnel are experienced remote sensing, GIS and environmental specialists with vast experience in the field. BG has five employees of which four have doctorates.

BG leads the Service Uptake and Utility Assessment (WP5).

Published 2021-03-17 at 15:16, updated 2021-03-18 at 16:45
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