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TEDx Talk on Satellite Data

Pierre-Philippe Mathieu, member of the Steering Committee and Work Package 1 (Data Integration for Multidisciplinary Research) gave the lecture "Taking the Pulse of Our Planet from Space" at TEDxHamburg (http://www.tedxhamburg.de) published on 17 July, 2016. The talk touches on how satellite data from the Copernicus mission can be shared and integrated with local knowledge to improve knowledge of Earth's systems and quality of life.

Pierre-Philippe Mathieu is an Observation Data Scientist at the European Space Agency (ESA). Pierre-Philippe is passionate about innovation and our planet: its beauty, fragility and complex dynamics as part of an integrated Earth System. His current role is to help scientists, innovators and citizens to use high-tech (such as satellite data) to better monitor, understand and preserve our home planet, by making sustainable use of its limited natural resources.

Currently, Pierre-Philippe is working at theEuropean Space Agency (ESA) as Data Scientist to foster the use of our Earth Observation (EO) missions to support science, innovation and development in partnership with user communities, industry and businesses. His particular interest lies in addressing global environmental and development issues related to management of Food-Water-Energy resources and climate change.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.