Phi Week 2021


The consortium presented the results of Forest Digital Twin Earth Precursor during this year’s Phi Week on Wednesday 13 October.

Watch here the video recording of the presentation held by Matti Mõttus from VTT. The presentation starts at 03:45 and ends at 18:20.

Conference paper available


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.

Our conference paper is also now available at

Forestry TEP blog post


Forestry TEP ( 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


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


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


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


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 here.

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