International Collaboration


Coordinating the generation of Global Urban Footprints Layers at international and national levels and seek synergies with the United States Geological Survey, German Aerospace Center (DLR), and National Observatory of Athens.
Megacities Observation and Monitoring program: focuses on global urbanization of megacities and providing data sets for municipalities for megacities worldwide.

Virtual Global Urban Remote Sensing Laboratory: to develop an online tool for acquiring, processing, visualizing, and sharing of urban data sets.
Joint project on Impervious Surface Mapping in Tropical and Subtropical Cities: focuses on urban mapping and providing datasets and EO technology to developing countries.
Establish a Global EO Institute of Sustainable Cities: Explore EO as an enable technology for developing sustainable cities and supporting GEO’s objectives on urban and coastal resilience.

Global Collaborators / Partners

Group on Earth Observations

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

National Observatory of Athens (NOA), Greece

National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), India

Piesat Information Technology Co., Ltd., China

GLODAL Inc. Japan