On August 27-28, 2019, InnoForestView project meeting was held in Punkaharju (Finland).
The meeting was attended by all project partners – representatives of St. Petersburg Information and Analytical Centre, St. Petersburg State Forest Technical University, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) and SPIIRAS. During the meeting, partners presented the current results of project activities.
LITSAM Chief researcher Viacheslav Zelentsov summarized SPIIRAS progress within the first 5 months of project implementation. Maria Ponomarenko made a detailed report on performed activities according to the 2 main SPIIRAS working packages: «Satellite data thematic processing and interpretation» and «Innovative Information system implementation». Leading Programmer Victor Mochalov pointed out the importance of taking into account the formulated input data requirements for further efficient analysis of data from different sources. Senior Researcher Semyon Potryasaev presented main features of an information system prototype to be developed by SPIIRAS and the experience in intelligent information technologies development and application for solving practical tasks in different thematic areas.
In addition, participants visited Luke’s field trial locations and were introduced to methodologies and drone technology used in the project research.