EARTH OBSERVATION SERVICES
Water4Life provides integrated and comprehensive earth observation solutions to support and inform the management and sustainable use of water and climate change adaptation. Water4Life Earth Observation System gathers and integrates Earth Observation products from weather & climate modeling centers, earth observation satellites, and ground networks producing customized products for use in a particular sector and geographical area. The system enables product visualization access for decision makers, managers, professionals, and stakeholders. Water4Life Earth Observation System acquires, refines, assimilates, archives and distributes a wealth of high-resolution hydro-meteorological knowledge including precipitation, soil moisture, evaporation and land cover observations and model forecasts. Accurate regional earth observation information provides hydro-meteorological resource data to inform water resources socio-economic planning and management, urban flood forecasting, flood risk mitigation, drought monitoring and management, WASH, health, rainfed agricultural management, irrigated agricultural management and water conservation through ET management, hydropower planning and optimization, and wetland management. The cloud-based Water4Life Earth Observation System can be accessed remotely through a user-friendly, low-bandwidth web portal, or can be transferred into the client’s operational environment. Water4Life will provide training and mentoring to build and use Earth Observation Systems.