15, June 2018

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9235
Open Date: 14/06/2018
Closing Date: 27/07/2018 10:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 18.155.02
Prog. Ref.: EO-Science for Socie
Budget Ref.: E/E105-E5 – EO-Science for Socie
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Satellites & Probes / Other
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESRIN
Directorate: Directorate of EO Programmes
Department: Science, Applications & Climate Dep.
Division: Data Applications Division
Contract Officer: Frigot, Emma
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 14/06/2018
Update Reason: Tender issue

Originally developed as a pilot project by CEOS as part of their Integrated Global Observing Strategy, GOFC-GOLD is today a coordinated international effort working to provide ongoing space-based and in-situ observations of the land surface for the sustainable management of terrestrial resources and to obtain an accurate, reliable, quantitative understanding of the terrestrial carbon budget.The objective of this activity is to provide a GOFC GOLD Land Cover Project Office (LCPO), which shall interact with the global land cover / land use community specifically related to climate change and sustainable development. Emphasis shall be put on (1) global land cover mapping and validation, (2) REDD+ monitoring and reporting, (3) land monitoring related to Sustainable Development Goals; (4) coordination of the RD component of GFOI, and (5) communication between policy and science communities.

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