BIOMASS mission

The new Earth Explorer BIOMASS is to improve our understanding on the role of the land biosphere on the global carbon cycle, with clear implications in a context of climate change. With the help of remote sensing, the mission is the first with an operational space-borne P-Band SAR, it will collect data on the state of mainly tropical forests.

Project Office BIOMASS

We aim at

synthesize, produce, and disseminate information within the national BIOMASS community
identify gaps
investigate solutions within the context of the BIOMASS mission
establish communication to maintain a necessary dialogue within the broader context of the BIOMASS mission

For our community, we host

regular virtual workshops on different topics around BIOMASS
Summer School (2022 in Jena)
an online presentation on all aspects of the BIOMASS mission via eo-college