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Advanced Earth observation processing for official statistics - 2024

Advanced Earth observation processing for official statistics 
Course LeaderArtur Laczynski
Target GroupNSIs and Other National Authorities (with lower priority), working in the field of Earth observation, geographic information systems and statistics. Participants are expected to have knowledge of Earth observations and Scripting
Entry Qualifications
  • Sound command of English. Participants should be able to make short interventions and to actively participate in discussions
  • Experienced user of GIS software
  • Providing knowledge
  • An introduction to Earth Observation
  • Examples using EO for statistical reporting
  • Processing and analyse of EO data
  • Practical exercises on receiving EO data
  • Advanced analytics
  • Reporting statistical values
  • Question and Answer Session 
Expected OutcomeIncreasing knowledge of EO data, use in statistics, methods of processing analysis and presentation.
Training Methods

Example (please insert what applies to your course):

  • Presentations and lectures
  • Exchange of views/experiences on national practices
  • Discussion
  • Exercises
Required ReadingInformation on COPERNICUS programme
Suggested Reading
  • Information of different satellite systems e.g. LANDSAT, MODIS, PLEIADES, SPOT or others

  • Vegetation indicators e,g NDVI, FAPAR, NDWI, TFI

  • Machine learning techniques e.g random forest, ANN, support vector machine

Required PreparationNone

Artur Laczynski (Independent expert)



Practical Information    
WhenDurationWhereOrganiserAPPLICATION VIA National Contact Point
17–19.09.20243 daysCologne, Germany


Public Sector GmbH

Deadline: 22.07.2024