Copernicus User Uptake: From Data to Applications

Lorenza Apicella, Monica De Martino, Alfonso Quarati
2022 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
The European Programme Copernicus, one of the principal sources of free and open Earth Observation (EO) data, intends to sustain social and economic advancements to the European Union. To this end, User Uptake initiatives have been undertaken to increase Copernicus awareness, dissemination, and competencies, thus supporting the development of downstream applications. As part of the activities performed in the EO-UPTAKE project, we illustrate a set of application scenario workflows exemplifying
more » ... sage practices of the data and tools available in the Copernicus ecosystem. Through the know-how gained in the design and development of the application scenarios and the bibliographic analysis on downstream applications, we discuss a series of practical recommendations to promote the use of Copernicus resources towards a wider audience of end-users boosting the development of new EO applications along with some advice to data providers to improve their publication practices.
doi:10.3390/ijgi11020121 fatcat:l4mjxt5sxrcv5d5rtwpffbol3e