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GRID-Geneva director interview about remote sensing
Dr Pascal Peduzzi, GRID-Geneva director, was interviewed about remote sensing and sand shortage in the "cqfd" broadcast of the Swiss Radio on April 27, 2018.
> Listen to the interview (in french)


GRID-Geneva SDI officer interview about the Swiss Data Cube
Dr Gregory Giuliani, GRID-Geneva SDI officer, was interviewed about the Swiss Data Cube during the 2017 GEO plenary in Washington DC.
> Watch the interview

UNEP/GRID-Geneva supported UN Environment Mediterranean Action Plan for the Mediterranean 2017 Quality Status Report.
GRID-Geneva generated the online platform for the dissemination of the on-line report.
> Access the online report…

Open Geneva Hackathon
The Swiss Data Cube team of GRID-Geneva will organise a 3-days Hackathon to develop some product prototypes using Earth Observations of Switzerland.
> More info…
> Registration


Interview of GRID-Geneva's director on Swiss Radio about sand shortage
Sand and gravels is the second most used natural resources after water. We need it for roads, buildings, dams, beach refurbishment, land reclamation, as well as for electronic, glass, and other industrial application. This is leading to several environmental impacts. The small report - in English - provides an overview of this issue. The radio broadcast - in French - discusses this topic.
> Listen to the broadcast
> Report