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EO Research and Beyond

24-Sep-2015

Are you a researcher using EO data?

Are you a researcher using EO data? This is the first question that appears in the new RSS e-poster (a short video clip) titled “Research and Service Support: New Opportunities for EO Scientists”, published on the EOScience2.0 YouTube Channel in view of the first EO Open Science 2.0 Conference organized by ESA/ESRIN. 

Our e-poster provides in less than 2 minutes a simple overview of the services offered by RSS to EO scientists. The storyboard is thought to inform an ideal audience composed of EO researchers that are looking for a cost-effective way to run their algorithm on datasets of considerable size, in relatively short period of time. The audience profile is summarized in three questions: 

 

  • Are you a researcher using EO data? 
  • Do you have algorithms to be run on huge datasets? 
  • Would you present your results at the next conference? 

 

People answering affirmatively to the above questions will probably find interesting that RSS not only makes available flexible and theoretically unlimited processing resources, but also and primarily the fact that RSS ensures the end-to-end governance of such resources together with the full ownership of the Research Support process

 

 

In other words, scientists using the RSS Service do not spend effort to directly interact with the IT layer (indeed that effort is provided by RSS), but on the contrary can focus exclusively on the scientific aspects. And this is where RSS delivers added value to the research process. 

As a matter of fact, according to our users the observed time saving for each research project supported by RSS can be in the range of several man-months, and such time saving frees resources that allow to further enhance the scientific productivity. 

Have a look at our e-poster “Research and Service Support: New Opportunities for EO Scientists”. 

Enjoy! 

 

For more information 

RSS Portal: rssportal.esa.int

Author's email: giancarlo.rivolta@esa.int