Today, ESA and NASA have publicly released the first globally-harmonised assessment of above ground biomass – information that is vital for managing global climate change. The Multi-Mission Algorithm and Analysis Platform (MAAP) provides seamless access to above ground biomass information from both NASA and ESA Earth observation data. The revolutionary open-science tool is now fully operational and accessible online.
Forth update of the Library of environmental literature is completed. 947 new editions are placed in two sections of the library. 917 editions have been added to the "Shared Library" section (a total of 1670 editions now); 30 editions were added to the section Library of literature on geotechnologies for the protection and study of nature (totaling 101 editions).