News

Conference paper available

10/08/2021

The consortium participated in GI Week 2021 conference in early July. We had virtual presentations during the conference in two separate sessions. Matti Mõttus held both presentations. You can read short abstracts of the presentations here and here.

Our conference paper is also now available at doi.org/10.1553/giscience2021_01_s130.

Forestry TEP blog post

28/04/2021

Forestry TEP (f-tep.com) has published a blog post describing their key role in the implementation process of Forest Digital Twin Earth Precursor. Have a look at it here.

Online article about Forest Digital Twin

19/03/2021

Finnish Forest Association expressed their interest towards our Digital Twin Earth Precursor project and wrote an online article about digital twins of forests.

Read it in English here or in Finnish here.

Work Package 1 finished

11/02/2021

The Forest Digital Twin Precursor has begun nicely, and the first work package is now finished. So far, the consortium has investigated user requirements for the future digital twin and set a preliminary definition, development targets and implementation scheme for the Forest DTE.

Read more about the results of WP 1 here.

Press release available

16/10/2020

Consortium leader VTT has released short online articles about the Forest Digital Twin Earth Precursor (DTEP).

Read about Forest DTEP and comments from Matti Mõttus (principal scientist at VTT) in English here and in Finnish here.

Phi-Week 2020

16/10/2020

The consortium has participated to the annual Phi-Week, this time held as virtual event. Phi-week is Earth Observation event organised by ESA-EOP (ESA Earth Observation Programmes). The event focuses on innovation in Earth Observation and showcases the latest achievements in Earth Observation applications, science and technology.

This year Phi-Week aimed to contribute to the concept of Digital Twin Earth. Our consortium held a poster session during the week, which generated positive and interesting discussion about Forest DTEP. In addition, we presented e-poster that can be watched on Youtube (see below).