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Getting Started with Sentinel-2 Webinar

5th Oct 2016

Join us on Wednesday 05 October at 14:30 (BST) to discover how you can tap into the benefits of satellite imagery to assist you with your day to day work.

What is Sentinel-2?

Sentinel-2 satellites, provides regularly updated and freely available satellite imagery.

Benefits of Sentinel-2

Sentinel-2 offers charity organisations to plan humanitarian relief and emergency services to visualise the damage caused by natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods and fires. But how can your department or organisation benefit from the use of Sentinel-2 data?

We have dedicated this webinar to focus on how Government Departments and people who have a dependency on the visualisation of geospatial data can make informed strategic informed decisions, based on the analysis of Sentinel-2 imagery.

What you will Learn

  • What is Sentinel-2
  • Who owns it
  • What is the typical applications
  • Frequency satellites orbit the earth
  • The key features of the sentinel toolbox and how these can be used
  • How to detect and compare change in data
  • How to present data using Azimap with a Sentinel-2 base layer

Since Sentinel-2 is not new to us, our speakers will take this opportunity to share and show you how to use and analyse Sentinel-2 data in real time.

This webinar is hosted in partnership with Mallon Technology as part of Space Week Ireland 2016 and is suitable for anyone who is new to Sentinel-2 or would like to discover how Sentinel-2 imagery can be used within their organisation.


About your Hosts

Ian Hand, GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist

A BA (Hons) in Geography graduate from Trinity College Dublin Ian continued his studies at NUI Maynooth to complete a Msc. in GIS and Remote Sensing. Ian has specific expertise within the Agri-Environmental and Flood Risk sectors, providing various GIS and Remote Sensing processing and analyses.

Calvin McCoy, Remote Sensing Analyst

A BA (Hons) in Geography and Sociology graduate from Trinity College Dublin, Calvin continued his studies the National University of Ireland Maynooth, where he gained a Masters in GIS and Remote Sensing. Calvin has specific expertise in Sentinel-2 and Landsat data especially, including the identification and mapping of wildfires and wildfire scarring across Ireland.

Paul Farrell, GIS Specialist Facilitator

With more than 21 years experience within the GIS industry, Paul is one of the most influential, credible and approachable GI professionals in Ireland. He has a vast range of experience within the agriculture, local government and utilities sectors and is an active member of many steering groups.

When & Where

Start: 5th Oct 2016

End: 5th Oct 2016

Time: 14:30

Venue: Webinar


Our Customers

  • The Irish News
  • Local Link
  • Misulster Council
  • Kildare County Council