The Umweltbundesamt (Environment Agency Austria) was established in 1985 and is Austria's leading organisation of experts for all environmental issues. It provides Expertise on climate, pollutants and resources and undertakes environmental monitoring, assessment and evaluation. Its experts advise and support public and private customers as well as institutions of the European Union and EU candidate countries.
Technologies and competences
The focus lies on the development of Earth observation applications in the environmental domain with special focus on land monitoring applications. This includes standardised user requirements analysis and feasibility studies for the environmental application of new sensors (Sentinel 2) and new services. The Umweltbundesamt plays a key part in national and European Copernicus projects and relevant user involvements.
Products and services in space
- Application development environmental domain
- Land monitoring using Earth observation-data
- Production of COPERNICUS & CORINE land cover
- User consultation