Geo-Referenced Data to Inform Earth Observations Modeling for Agriculture: A Discussion among Collectors, Users, and Aggregators
Current capabilities for effective at-scale monitoring of smallholder agricultural systems are limited at best. However, increased availability of high- and medium-resolution Earth observation (EO) data and modern computational capacities mean that the promise of EO data for effective agricultural monitoring has never been greater. Yet, a critical methodological challenge remains: the limited access to and/or availability of reliable, representative ground-referenced data, which are critical for developing and assessing the accuracy of EO-based models.
The purpose of this webinar is to convene practitioners that work on different aspects of ground-referenced data, so that this essential resource can be shared and utilized more efficiently and widely in the agricultural development space. Our panel of speakers will share examples of how they have generated, utilized, curated, and shared ground-referenced data, and will invite participants to share their own experiences and resources.
Whether you are collecting, utilizing, or hosting EO data, or are interested in using the results of these analyses and models, we hope you will join us for this conversation!