A NEW INTERNATIONAL CHARTER FOR SPACE CLIMATE OBSERVATORIES
In 2017, during the first One Planet Summit, the Space Climate Observatory (SCO) was launched as an initiative to take full advantage of the potential of Earth observation data in adapting to and combating climate change. The new SCO International Charter comes into force on September 1, 2022 , the result of a collaborative effort, it aims to revamp its governance and open up new possibilities for cooperation.
Since 2019, the SCO has been supporting local climate change adaptation projects using satellite data. A total of 51 projects around the world have already been labeled. The SCO brings together the scientific community, public authorities and private sector companies through various labeled projects in which the DATA TERRA research infrastructure is strongly involved, mainly through its THEIA (continental surfaces) and AERIS (atmosphere) clusters as well as than its DINAMIS device for HD spatial imaging.
Some examples of SCO-labeled projects in which DATA TERRA is involved :