EO2HEAVEN (Earth Observation and Environmental Modelling for the Mitigation of Health Risks) is a research project co-funded by the European Commission as part of the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) Environmental theme. It started on 1st February 2010. EO2HEAVEN contributes to a better understanding of the complex relationships between environmental changes and their impact on human health.

EO2HEAVEN organised its Final Event!

Learn how EO2HEAVEN tackled the challenges of building the bridges between the health, environmental and IT domains by making use of OGC standards to link health and environmental data for both decision makers and scientists.

Experience the EO2HEAVEN work for three demanding case studies in the areas of Air Quality (in Saxony and Durban) and Water-Borne Diseases (Cholera in Uganda) with presentations and demonstrations by the experts.

EO2HEAVEN Conference Day took place on 14 May 2013 in Leuven (Belgium) at the facilities of the Faculty Club, in parallel to AGILE 2013 Workshops and preceding the 16th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science.

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EO2HEAVEN training workshops held in Uganda and South Africa

EO2HEAVEN workshops on IT-tools and epidemiological methods were held in Kampala, Kasese (Uganda), Pretoria and Durban (South Africa) on February 3-15, 2013.

Face to face project meeting in Dresden, Germany, 24-28 September 2012

EO2HEAVEN held an internal meeting in Dresden hosted by the Technische Universität Dresden. The meeting aimed at discussing all the outstanding aspects to be addressed during the last stage of the project.

Participation in the SPIE Remote Sensing 2012 Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 24-27 September

Thomas Usländer (IOSB) was invited to give an opening keynote entitled "Maximizing the use of EO products: how to leverage the potential of open geospatial service architectures".

Participation in the 2nd GEOSS Science and Technology Stakeholder Workshop, Bonn (Germany), 28-31 August, 2012

Kym Watson (Project coordinator) gave a presentation entitled 'Overview of the EO2HEAVEN contribution to MDG Health' in the plenary session.

Hosting and participation in the 4th GEO Health and Environment Community of Practice (CoP) Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany, 25-27 July 2012

The 4th GEO Health and Environment CoP Workshop was hosted by the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB) and included the participation of many project partners.

Announcement of the first webinar in the series “Blue Marvel – Ocean Mysteries”

The series will look at the mysteries and impacts of the ocean - the Blue Marvel - and how research and a broad spectrum of scientists, from engineers to chemists, microbiologists to archaeologists play a role in finding the answers.

EO2HEAVEN was presented in iEMSs 2012, July 1-5, Leipzig, Germany

EO2HEAVEN work was presented in the 6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs) in Leipzig, Germany.

Stakeholder and Training Workshop in Dresden, Germany, 13 June 2012

EO2HEAVEN organized a stakeholder workshop on the 13th of June in Dresden. This event was a German speaking workshop hosted by TUD (Technische Universität Dresden) and brought together health experts and stakeholders from Germany.

Stakeholder workshop on Earth Observation and Environmental Modelling for the Mitigation of Health Risks in Kampala, Uganda, 22 May 2012

EO2HEAVEN organized a workshop on environmental modeling in Uganda on the 22nd of May 2012 to better understand how the project’s results could be of benefit to Ugandan stakeholders

Cholera outbreak in Uganda

A total of 729 cases and 28 deaths were reported from six districts (situation as of 31 March, 2012)

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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme. (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 244100 Contact © 2013 EO2HEAVEN Consortium