METSAR is a project designed investigate the feasibility of introducing Specialised Meteorological Services with a uniform quality for Europe establishing the user needs, the technical means and the sustainability criteria for the service. NSC contributes a high level of communications expertise to the METSAR project and is utilising their knowledge in the space sector to define the … [Read more...]
National Space Centre partners with other organisations and institutions both commercially and as part of EU funded programmes. These projects include Environmental R&D Programs, Maritime Domain enhancement programs, Satellite Business stimulation competitions, and other projects that require either satellite expertise or services.
This project, the Next Generation Recognised Maritime Picture (RMP) project is funded through the European Space Agency's Integrated Applications Promotion (IAP) Programme. The project aims to greatly enhance the quality and accuracy of the recognised maritime picture for the Irish Naval Services through firstly integration of several additional data sources not currently used to generate an … [Read more...]
National Space Centre is currently participating in Sagres, (Services Activations for Growing Eurosur’s Success) a collaborative project for FP7 topic SPACE-2012-1.1.1-01. The objective of this programme is to test and validate the workflow and technology for tracking larger vessels coming from a distant third country port until interception. The project also monitors selected third country … [Read more...]
10th May 2013 National Space Centre, Ireland is hosting the C-SIGMA IV workshop near Cork, Ireland on 26-27 June 2013. C-SIGMA is an international initiative intended to foster wider cooperation and exchange in the use of and access to satellite based maritime surveillance information at a global level. C-SIGMA stands for Collaboration in Space for International Global Maritime Awareness. The … [Read more...]
ANISTIAMO is an ESA/ESRIN funded project addressing challenges in satellite-based maritime surveillance covering from the Atlantic to the Artic Sea areas. The project builds on previous research that focused on satellite derived information for maritime surveillance and covers a wide range of areas including an Arctic Information Centre whose geographical area of interest includes the entire … [Read more...]