Welcome to the Belgian Platform on Earth Observation, an initiative of the Helpdesk for Earth Observation which is a service of the Space Research and Applications Division of the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office.

We want to provide you the most possible complete and relevant information on remote sensing activities with an emphasis on Belgian research in the domain.

The About Section contains information about the Belgian Earth Observation programmes (present and history), about Remote Sensing in general as well as contact and team information.

In the News Section you will find beside the latest news an event calendar and a list of remote sensing related opportunities (promotions, job offers, open calls,...). An overview of the most recent additions to this website can also be consulted in that section.

The Directory Section is a repertory of Remote Sensing actors, Federal Science Policy projects, most commonly used satellites and sensors, as well as a variety of resources and data.

The Expert Zone is accessible only for registered members. It gives access to specific documents, registration forms for our events...

Latest announcements

Latest opportunities

07/08/2018 - 07/09/2018

11th EARSeL Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop - Online abstract submission now open

Call for paper

The 11th EARSeL Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop will be organized in Brno, Czech Republic on 6-8 February 2019.

The online abstract submission and registration is now open.

The organiser kindly ... » more

25/07/2018 - 25/08/2018

Université Lumière Lyon 2 -- PhD position "Landscape changes and natural resource management in the semi-arid region of Amboseli"

Job vacancy

The PhD scholarship opportunity is part of the ANR JCJC (Agence National de la Recherche, Jeunes Chercheurs, Jeunes Chercheuses - France) research project MaGnuM. This project, which started in 2017, ... » more

25/07/2018 - 25/08/2018

Jülich Forschungszentrum -- Post-Doc in remote sensing

Job vacancy

Your Job:

  • Workflow development: Develop approaches to link Earth Observation data to SDG indicators via essential variables
  • Workflow implementation: Establish process chains in a virtual laboratory on Amazon Web Services to gather ... » more

25/07/2018 - 25/08/2018

Jülich Forschungszentrum -- PhD position for applied hydrologic sciences

Job vacancy

Your Job:

  • Develop multi-scale (space and time) fusion technologies for heterogeneous data sets from remote sensing (airborne and satellites) and in-situ hydrologic sensor networks as well as socioeconomic surveys
  • Develop hydrologic forecasting ... » more

Upcoming Events

03/09/2018 - 07/09/2018

EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2018

Conference in Hungary

The challenges for meteorology are growing. Citizens, decision-makers, indeed all of society require information on the consequences of our changing climate, and especially on weather and climate hazards that seem ... » more

12/09/2018 - 14/09/2018

EuroGEOSS Workshop 2018

Workshop in Switzerland

The EuroGEOSS Workshop will take place on 12-14 September 2018 at the University of Geneva and the Museum of Ethnography. It is co-organised by the Swiss Federal Office for the ... » more

17/09/2018 - 24/09/2018

Space App Camp

Workshop in Italy

Increasing numbers of mobile phone users is bringing mobility to the business with mobile apps. Additionally, a huge amount of data from space offers countless opportunities in connection with mobile ... » more

17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018

EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference 2018

Conference in Estonia

EUMETSAT has organised a meteorological satellite conference every year for over thirty years. During that time, the conference has become a key annual event for the meteorological and scientific communities ... » more


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