Past Training Sessions


Access the list of our past training events.

Introduction to SAR data and Application

RUS environment demo: Introduction to SAR data and Application

Face2Face Thursday 13th of December 2018 - Friday 14th of December 2018

This 2 full day hands-on training course is organised by RUS and the Technical University of Denmark / DTU Space.The RUS training course will include formal theory lectures as well as hands-on exercises, where you will access from your own laptop a Virtual Machine to exploit the open source toolboxes available in the RUS environment to download a...


Deforestation monitoring with Sentinel-1

RUS environment demo: Deforestation monitoring with Sentinel-1

Webinar Thursday 6th of December 2018

During this webinar, we will employ RUS to monitor on-going deforestation over the Chaco region in the north of Paraguay using Ground Range Detected (GRD) products from the Sentinel-1 satellite.We will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualize the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites.B...


Glacier velocity with Sentinel-1

RUS environment demo: Glacier velocity with Sentinel-1

Webinar Thursday 8th of November 2018

During this webinar, we will employ RUS to derive the glacier velocity of the Peterman glacier (Greenland). We will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualize the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites.BackgroundGreenland ice sheet is the second largest ice mass on Earth. As climate chang...


Cloud computing with Sentinels

RUS environment demo: Vegetation monitoring in Egypt and flood mapping in Malawi.

Face2Face Friday 26th of October 2018

During this session you will become familiar with a cloud computing facility – in particular the RUS environment and will learn how to request a RUS virtual machine for Earth Observation projects and activities exploiting the Copernicus Sentinel data. The exercises will be based on Open tools (ESA SNAP Toolbox and QGIS) and will be demonstrated...


Copernicus data for environmental monitoring

RUS environment demo: Copernicus data for environmental monitoring

Webinar Monday 22nd of October 2018

During this webinar session we will cover the introduction to Copernicus and Sentinel missions (characteristics and main applications of each mission), overview of Copernicus services (Marine Environment, Atmosphere, Land, etc.) including products and access, overview of Copernicus data access (Open Access Hub + Api Hub, CODA, DIAS) and finally...


Urban classification with Sentinel-1

RUS environment demo: Urban classification with Sentinel-1

Webinar Tuesday 16th of October 2018

During this webinar, we will employ RUS to map build-up areas in the surroundings of Bochum, Germany using a supervised classification (random forest algorithm) and coherence derived from Sentinel-1 SLC data.We will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyze and visualize the free data acquired by the Copernicus sa...


Sentinel data use for urban mapping and monitoring

RUS environment demo: Sentinel data use for urban mapping and monitoring

Face2Face Wednesday 26th of September 2018 - Thursday 27th of September 2018

This two day hands-on training course is organized by RUS Copernicus as a part of EARsel 5th Joint Workshop “Urban RemoteSensing – Challenges & Solutions” taking place in Bochum, Germany (September 24-26, 2018).The main goal of this training session is to create theoretical and practical competences on the use of Sentinel data for urban mapp...


Radar Altimetry Tutorial: Concrete Marine and Inland Water Applications using Sentinels data

Concrete Marine and Inland Water Applications using Sentinels data

Face2Face Sunday 23rd of September 2018

During this course, which will be held during the 25 Years of Progress in RADAR Altimetry Symposium, you will get familiar with the capabilities of Open software tools developed within ESA SEOM programme on a concrete marine application and an inland water application.A lecture will be given by experts including a theoretical part aiming to provid...


Active fire detection with Sentinel-3

RUS environment demo: Active fire detection with Sentinel-3

Webinar Thursday 20th of September 2018

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for active fire detection: we will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualize the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites. We will use the ESA SNAP Sentinel-3 Toolbox to demonstrate the methodology to detect...


SAR and optical data fusion

Hands-on session using the ESA Toolbox SNAP

Face2Face Sunday 22nd of July 2018

This session will be divided in: A theoretical lecture where the Sentinel missions will be introduced aiming to provide an overall background on image fusion methods and applications, A hands-on session with data processing exercises about Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data fusion methods and applications.  The hands-on session w...


AskRUS | Sentinel-1

Live webinar special edition

Webinar Thursday 12th of July 2018

This is a special edition of our live webinar sessions. If you have any doubts on Sentinel-1, on some of our past webinars on Sentinel-1 or concerning Sentinel-1 SAR processing and applications, this is your chance to clear them up.What do you have to do?All you will have to do is enter your question during the registration phase  to the webinar.Wh...


Mapping Arctic lakes from space

A tutorial on Copernicus data access and processing during EUCOP5

Face2Face Wednesday 27th of June 2018

This training session will demonstrate the usage of the Open Tools (ESA SNAP, Orfeo Toolbox, QGIS, etc.) available within the RUS environment for mapping water bodies using satellite data, focusing specifically on Arctic landscapes.The training will be provided as part of the 5th European Conference on Permafrost programme (EUCOP5 2018).BackgroundT...


Exploiting Copernicus satellite data for GIS and cartographic applications

RUS environment demo: Exploiting Copernicus satellite data within a cloud computing environment for GIS and cartographic applications during 7 ICC&GIS

Face2Face Thursday 21st of June 2018

During this demonstration, which will be held as part of the 7th International Conference on Cartography and GIS, you will get familiar with the RUS environment and will be informed on how to request a RUS Virtual Machine for Earth Observation projects and activities exploiting the Copernicus Sentinel data. During the showcase, you will learn ab...


Land Subsidence mapping with Sentinel-1

RUS environment demo: Land Subsidence mapping with Sentinel-1

Webinar Thursday 14th of June 2018

In this webinar, you will learn how to use SAR interferometry (InSAR) to identify and map land subsidence using the ESA SNAP Sentinel-1 Toolbox. We will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyze and visualize the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites.BackgroundLand subsidence in Mexico City caused by...


Sentinel data use for Forestry and Crop Mapping

RUS Hands-on exercises on the use of Sentinel data over forested areas and for crop mapping during TAT 2018

Face2Face Thursday 7th of June 2018 - Monday 11th of June 2018

Two hands-on sessions on the use of Sentinel data over forested areas and for crop mapping are provided by RUS within the Trans-Atlantic Training event.The topic of TAT 2018 (TAT-6) is Integration of Radar and Optical Remote Sensing in Studying Land Cover/Land Use Change. Lectures and training activities will be focused on the evaluation of ec...


Oil spill mapping with Sentinel-1

RUS environment demo: Oil spill mapping with Sentinel-1

Webinar Tuesday 15th of May 2018

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for oil spill mapping. We will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualize the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites. We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-1 Toolbox to demonstrate the methodology to map an area affected...


Sentinel-1 InSAR for Subsidence monitoring

Introduction to RUS environment: Sentinel-1 InSAR for Subsidence monitoring

Face2Face Tuesday 10th of April 2018

This Short Course, demonstrating the usage of the Open Tools available within the RUS environment in a practical case and focusing on the exploitation of Sentinel-1 (SAR) interferometric data, will be provided as part of the EGU General Assembly 2018 event. More details are available here. BackgroundThe General Assembly 2018 of the European...


Mapping waterbodies from space

RUS environment demo: Mapping waterbodies from space

Webinar Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

This is a special edition of our monthly webinar as it is part of the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing, a free-of-charge, online-only event.You will learn about the basic methods of mapping waterbodies from space using Sentinel-1 SAR and Sentinel-2 Optical data. We will show you how to access the RUS Service and how...


Land monitoring with Sentinel-3

RUS environment demo: Land monitoring with Sentinel-3

Webinar Tuesday 13th of March 2018

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for land dynamics monitoring. We will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualise the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites. We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-3 Toolbox to demonstrate the methodology for monitoring land...


Ocean colour monitoring with Sentinel-3

RUS environment demo: Ocean colour monitoring with Sentinel-3 data using ESA SNAP S-3 Toolbox

Webinar Wednesday 21st of February 2018

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for ocean colour monitoring: we will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualise the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites.We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-3 Toolbox to demonstrate the methodology for the detection and mapping...


Sentinel data use for Land Cover and Forest Fires monitoring

Using Sentinel data for Land Cover Land Use (LCLU) monitoring and Forest Fires applications - face-to-face theory and practice in Lisbon (Portugal)

Face2Face Thursday 8th of February 2018 - Friday 9th of February 2018

This 2 full day hands-on training course is organised by RUS and the NOVA Information Management School in cooperation with Direção-Geral do Território.ObjectivesThe main goal of this training session is to create theoretical and practical competences on the use of Sentinel data for Land Cover Land Use (LCLU) monitoring (i.e. mapping and change det...


Crop mapping with Sentinel-2

RUS environment demo: Crop mapping in Spain with Sentinel-2 data using ESA SNAP S-2 Toolbox

Webinar Tuesday 16th of January 2018

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for crop mapping: we will show you how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualise the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites.We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-2 Toolbox to demonstrate the crop mapping methodology over the agricultural area...


Burned area mapping with Sentinel-2

RUS environment demo: burned area mapping in Portugal with Sentinel-2 data using ESA SNAP S-2 Toolbox

Webinar Tuesday 5th of December 2017

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for burned area mapping: we will show you how to access the RUS service and how to download, process, analyse and visualise the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites constellation. We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-2 Toolbox to demonstrate the burned area map...


Flood Mapping with Sentinel-1 (repeat)

RUS environment demo: flood mapping in Malawi with Sentinel-1 data using ESA SNAP S-1 Toolbox

Webinar Thursday 9th of November 2017

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for flood mapping: we will show you how to access the RUS service and how to download, process, analyse and visualise the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites constellation. We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-1 Toolbox to demonstrate the flood mapping methodo...


Flood Mapping with Sentinel-1

RUS environment demo: flood mapping in Malawi with Sentinel-1 data using ESA SNAP S-1 Toolbox

Webinar Tuesday 7th of November 2017

In this webinar, you will learn the basics of image processing for flood mapping: we will show you how to access the RUS service and how to download, process, analyse and visualise the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites constellation. We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-1 Toolbox to demonstrate the flood mapping met...


Ship Detection with Sentinel-1

RUS environment demo: ship detection with Sentinel-1 data using ESA SNAP S-1 Toolbox

Webinar Thursday 5th of October 2017

In this webinar you will learn the basics of image processing for ship detection: we will show you how to access the RUS service and how to download, process, analyse and visualise the free data acquired by the Copernicus satellites constellation. We will employ the ESA SNAP Sentinel-1 Toolbox to demonstrate an example of marine surveillance in the...


Flood monitoring with Sentinel-1 data

RUS environment demo

Face2Face Wednesday 5th of July 2017

After a general introduction on RUS, this hands-on session focused on an example of flood mapping in Malawi using Sentinel-1 data. All participants were provided with access to the RUS Virtual Machines, as well as with step by step instructions on downloading, visualising and processing SAR data.


Ship detection with Sentinel-1 data

RUS environment demo

Face2Face Wednesday 5th of July 2017

After a general introduction on RUS, this hands-on session focused on ship detection in the Gulf of Trieste using Sentinel-1 data. All participants were provided with access to the RUS Virtual Machines, as well as with step by step instructions on downloading, visualising and processing SAR data.


InSAR application to Earthquakes

Face2Face Thursday 8th of June 2017

A demo on the use of Sentinel-1 data for monitoring the Amatrice earthquake (2016) presented during Fringe 2017.


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