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8
Nov

How satellite data support maritime boundary disputes

Coastline delineation and coastline dynamics When it comes to maritime boundary disputes between two States the core questions in a case are often about the identification of the coastline used to generate the median line. A detailed understanding of the morphology of the coastline is key. Historically, nautical charts have been the reference for identifying …

24
Oct

Optimizing hydrographic survey campaigns with Satellite-Derived Bathymetry

Seefeld, October 2018, EOMAP, together with iXblue, have mapped Satellite-Derived Bathymetry (SDB) for the Tongan archipelago. The project partners were contracted by the Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). The SDB campaign for the Kingdom of Tonga and surrounding areas started in late 2017.  Over 350,000 sqkm of maritime area were initially surveyed with moderate resolution …

4
Oct

Satellite-Based Water Quality Monitoring for Hydropower Development in Georgia

Seefeld, October 2018 EOMAP has provided satellite-based water quality monitoring for Georgia’s river system to support strategic assessment of the power sector development in this region.  The economic and ecological evaluation of new hydropower developments rely on a number of environmental conditions, such as key hydrological parameters. For example, major drivers of reservoir storage capacity …

19
Sep

Satellite Data Services for the Maritime Industry: Potential Value unlocked

Hamburg, September 2018 Following the success of last year’s workshop, MarSat, a corporate network of four private companies and a research institute, hosted its second workshop on the potential value of satellite data services for companies in the maritime and marine industry. The workshop took place in Hamburg as part of the SMM, the world’s …

28
Aug

Access Shallow-Water Bathymetry You Need: New EO Store Bathymetry launched

The new EO Store Bathymetry expands the comfort zone of coastal engineers and surveyors EOMAP has launched the world’s first commercial online store for global shallow-water bathymetry using satellite data. The EO Store Bathymetry provides rapid access to search for and request high quality data. “The EO Store Bathymetry allows every coastal engineer, modeller or …

6
Jul

Changing Perspectives on Water Quality Monitoring

Changing perspectives on water quality monitoring The rising number of pollutants entering our waterways are challenging our ability to monitor and maintain essential supplies of clean water. Water management teams on the ground often cover large networks of freshwater lakes, rivers or streams stretching over vast landscapes or circumnavigating through remote or inaccessible locations. With …

4
Jul

Global Network for Satellite-Derived Bathymetry

Munich, 4 July 2018 – EOMAP has initiated the first international Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Day (SDB Day) to start up a global network and interested community of practice in Satellite-Derived Bathymetry (SDB). For the first time all relevant players –  hydrographical offices, marine industry, service providers and research institutes – came together on 6&7 June 2018 …

30
Apr

First International Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Conference Announced

Hydrographic institutions, government agencies and industry to discuss capabilities, data integration, requirements and quality standards Munich, Germany – 27 April 2018 – The first international conference on Satellite-Derived Bathymetry (SDB Day 2018) is now open for registration to discuss key issues on capabilities, data integration and quality standards. The Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Technology and User Forum …

8
Mar

EOMAP delivers Satellite Derived Bathymetry for European coastal waters

EOMAP appointed Satellite Derived Bathymetry provider for European Bathymetric Data Portal Seefeld, Germany, 8 March 2018 – EOMAP announces today that it has successfully provided current high-resolution Satellite Derived Bathymetry for the European EMODnet Bathymetry. EMODnet Bathymetry is a consortium of 41 European hydrographic offices and oceanographic institutions, research centres and commercial data providers. Up-to-date, …

1
Mar

EOMAP contracted by New Zealand Government for mapping Satellite Derived Bathymetry

Brisbane, Australia, February 2018 – EOMAP Australia, together with project partners IXBlue, have been contracted by the New Zealand Government to map Satellite Derived Bathymetry (SDB) for the Tongan archipelago and surrounding areas. The resulting 2m grid (horizontal resolution) bathymetry product will be one of the largest high resolution SDB mapping campaigns completed worldwide. EOMAP’s …

28
Feb

Using Satellite Data for Early Warning and Detection

Using Satellite Data in Early-Warning and Detection: EOMAP partner in newly EU funded HazRunOff project HazRunOff consortium, an EU funded project, will focus on civil and public health impacts in rivers, transitional waters and neighbourhood regions, and also on relevant acute environmental damages. HazRunOff’s main goal is to integrate sensing and modelling technologies for early …

27
Feb

Predictive Habitat Mapping: Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Supports Coral Reef Restoration Efforts

Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Technology Supports Coral Reef Restoration Efforts Dr. Chris Roelfsema at the University of Queensland, Australia, together with his team and EOMAP, is developing effective geomorphological and habitat mapping at a Great Barrier Reef-wide scale. The team has developed an advanced method for semi-automatically classifying coral geomorphic zonations and to some extent also habitats …

22
Feb

EOMAP wins UK Hydrographic Office contract for providing Satellite Derived Bathymetry for Tuvalu atolls

Satellite surveying tool helps to improve ship navigation   Seefeld, 22 February 2018 – EOMAP announced today that it has been awarded a contract for providing Satellite Derived Bathymetry for seven atolls of Tuvalu. The project was awarded through a competitive bid contract issued and overseen by the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO). “Satellite Derived Bathymetry …

5
Feb

Unfolding Revolution in Ocean Information and Communications Technology Takes Centre Stage at Oceanology International

Leading companies and specialists in the exciting field of Ocean IT, communications, satellite and data solutions to gather at London’s ExCel, 13 – 15 March 2018 London, 26 January 2018 – The unfolding revolution in marine and ocean information and communications technology (ICT), and satellite and data solutions has been presented with its most prominent …

29
Jan

Ocean colour scene

High-resolution, current bathymetric data is important to an increasing number of applications and stakeholders. It’s also quite rare. Marie-Luise Wilhelm explains how different satellite techniques, combined with crowd-sourcing, are being used to solve the problem   Suitably up to date, high-resolution bathymetric data is increasingly important for a large number of applications, such as safe …

21
Jan

UNESCO Exhibition “Water Quality from the Space: Mesmerizing Images of Earth Observation”

The exhibition is organized by the UNESCO-IHP International Initiative on Water Quality (IIWQ), in partnership with EOMAP (Germany), on the occasion of launching of IIWQ World Water Quality Portal, which aims to promote innovative approaches to water quality monitoring, facilitate science-based decision-making, and enhance human and institutional capacity in developing countries.

21
Jan

EOMAP part of World Water Quality Expert Meeting at UNESCO

The Experts Meeting is organized on the occasion of the Launch of the IIWQ World Water Quality Portal and Exhibition “Water Quality from the Space: Mesmerizing Images of Earth Observation” under the International Initiative on Water Quality (IIWQ) UNESCO-IHP. The IIWQ Portal, developed in partnership with EOMAP (Germany), aims to promote innovative approaches to water …

7
Dec

A better understanding of geo-risks

EOMAP part of a new project to better understand and predict the interdependencies during major emergencies German Aerospace Center has joined with project partners to develop a mulit-riks information system for the Andean region in Chile, Ecador and Peru Kickoff of RIESGOS international cooperation project at the DLR German Remote Sensing Data Center in Oberpfaffenhofen, …

21
Nov

Satellite-derived bathymetry: An effective surveying tool

An effective surveying tool for shallow-water bathymetry mapping Satellite-derived bathymetry – SDB | Remote sensing | Earth observation | Mapping depth Unlike other survey methods satellite-derived bathymetry (SDB) offers a remote map­ping of shallow water zones. It is based on the concept of using the reflectance inten­sity of different wavelengths (colours) of the sunlight which …

15
Nov

Water Business Development Mission

EOMAP part of the German Water Business Delegation to Saudi Arabia Mission focused on Water and Wastewater management   Riyadh, 13 November 2017 EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG, world leader in optical remote sensing in the aquatic sector, was part of a five-day business delegation trip to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to meet water treatment and …

24
Oct

Understanding Earth Observation

“Monitoring the status of our freshwater lakes and rivers has never been more important. Regular observation is essential to determine their health, quickly identify trends and acknowledge signs of degradation particularly for areas in scarce supply.” The 1968 Earthrise photograph, a photograph of the Earth and parts of the Moon‘s surface taken by astronaut Bill …

16
Oct

MarSat: How satellite data can optimize marine traffic

In the latest edition of Schiff & Hafen, Dr. Knut Hartmann, Director Client Services at EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG, introduces MarSat, a network of data suppliers, users and academia, and discusses the value of Earth Observation data and the challenges of satellite-borne methods for the maritime community. EOMAP is project partner and coordinates the …

28
Sep

Expert Workshop on Utilization of Earth Observation for the Maritime Industry

MARSAT network of data suppliers, users and academia on the value of environmental data and the challenges for satellite-borne methods for the maritime industry Data from Earth Observation satellites offer a unique view of our oceans, seas, and coasts. Satellites, and their on-board sensors, provide routine, cost effective, wide area surveillance over all maritime zones. …

5
Sep

Satellite-derived Bathymetry on the Rise

Effective Surveying Tool For The Shallow Water Zone Bathymetric data in the shallow water zone is of increasing importance to support various applications such as safety of navigation, reconnaissance surveys, coastal zone management or hydrodynamic modelling. A gap was identified between data demand, costs and the ability to map with ship and airborne sensors. This …

29
Aug

Mapping the Ocean Floor from Space

Bathymetry Service Platform Provides Innovative Service Large areas of our seas and oceans are inadequately surveyed. With the rise of the Blue Economy there is an increasing demand for data, yet there are not the resources to produce it cost effectively using traditional hydrographic survey methods. Earth Observation (EO) data is an innovative, rapid and …

25
Aug

EOMAP at the Hydropower & Dams 2017 Conference

We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at this years’ Hydropower & Dams 2017 Conference:  http://www.hydropower-dams.com/. Delegats will discuss on all topical issues relating to hydropower with emphasis on international collaboration i.e. working together in project planning and implementation to shape the future of world hydropower development. EOMAP has a strong expertise …

23
Aug

Optimizing Maritime Safety and Efficiency

Owing to the rapid increase in global shipping traffic during recent years, there is growing need for constant innovation in the field of maritime surveillance. Shipping companies deploy modern technologies to ensure enhanced monitoring, efficiency and security of their fleet. Vessel location and navigation systems have become a primary focus. Earth Observation contributes to maritime …

11
Aug

Mekong Delta: Monitoring sedimentation from space

The Mekong River is a vital lifeline for millions of people in half a dozen countries. It provides one of the world’s most productive inland fisheries, and 71% of rural Laotian households rely on subsistence fishing on the Mekong. Over one million Cambodians are almost entirely dependent on Tonle Sap Lake, Southeast-Asia’s largest freshwater lake that …

27
Jun

ECOSAT – New Product for Full Inventories of Shallow Water Habitats

Building on the Power of the BioBase Cloud Mapping Platform, New Product Generates Full Inventories of Shallow Water Habitats C-MAP®, a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the maritime market, in partnership with a global leader in remote sensing services, EOMAP GmbH & Co KG, announced today the launch of EcoSat. A new semi-automated …

27
Mar

Copernicus Poster Award for EOMAP led MARSAT consortium

The National German Copernicus Forum “Copernicus @ work” took place in Berlin from 13 to 14 March 2017 and hosted several hundred participants from authorities and enterprises in Germany. The MARSAT project was presented within the maritime session and attracted significant interest on the integrated services marine industries. Moreover, the MARSAT team was awarded by …

7
Jan

MARSAT –Satellite Services for the Maritime Industry

MARSAT consortium, a network of six private companies and a research institute, is ready to provide innovative integrated satellite-based services for the maritime and coastal industry to improve safety and efficiency in shipping, offshore industries, emergency response and rescue operations. “MARSAT is an ambitious project, which brings together competence of specialists in satellite data provision …

28
Sep

Joint project AGRO-DE started

On the Hessian State Domain farm Beberbeck close to Kassel the official launch of the joint project AGRO-DE was held on Sept. 26th 2016. The project consortium, consisting of the Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the companies EOMAP and Hanse-Agro, set their goal to prepare timely information from satellite images throughout Germany for agriculture, provided by the Internet.

12
Jul

Monitoring coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef with Sentinel-2

The EOMAP aquatic remote sensing company, together with partners at the Remote Sensing Research Centre of Queensland University and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, are developing new methods to monitor and detect coral bleaching events using Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite. The Great Barrier Reef is suffering dramatic levels of coral bleaching over large areas of the …

20
Jan

Value adding to Sentinel 2-A data

By beginning of december 2015, ESA opened the data access for its Sentinel 2-A mission. The satellite now is continously recording and data can be accessed via ESA’s Scientific Data Hub. EOMAP already showed first results of its Sentinel 2-A water quality processor earlier, based on an image from Lake Garda/Italy, one of the first available datasets …

3
Dec

EOMAP monitoring Rio Doce dam incident

EOMAP monitoring Rio Doce dam incident On November 5th 2015, two dams of an iron mining reservoir collapsed in Marina, federal state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Subsequently, a mudslide burst out into Rio Doce, killing at least a dozen people and causing severe damage to nearby villages. The toxic components of the mining wastewaters are likely to harm …

13
Oct

Featured Image: Blooming Baltic Sea

During summer months, algae blooms covering large areas of the Baltic Sea are a common phenomenon. High nutrition inflow from the adjacent land, a low exchange of fresh water with the open Atlantic Ocean and plenty of sunlight all together create perfect conditions for algal growth. 2015 was not an exception as a large bloom …

2
Sep

Daily satellite tracking of harmful algae blooms for the Great Lakes now online!

EOMAP launches free, daily monitoring program for harmful algae blooms Broomfield, Colorado Harmful algae blooms threaten drinking water, aquaculture industries and the public welfare. A significant bloom was recently forecasted for Lake Erie: NOAA predicts that this year’s blooms will be “among the most severe in recent years” and will peak in September. The bloom …

13
Aug

EOMAP Enters Into Teaming Agreement With Fugro

Fugro and EOMAP cooperate to provide integrated bathymetric surveys Munich, August 11th — EOMAP announced today that it has entered into a teaming agreement with Fugro, a premier provider of high resolution hydrographic and geophysical marine survey products and services. The agreement will enable Fugro and EOMAP to create integrated bathymetric survey products that will …

16
Jun

EOMAP provides bathymetry for South China Sea

EOMAP provides shallow water bathymetry for the South China Sea Singapore/Seefeld, Germany EOMAP Asia Pacific today launches the most up-to-date and detailed data set for the islands in South China Sea, generated by groundbreaking Satellite Derived Bathymetry techniques. The islands of the South China Sea are several hundred km away from the nearest coast and …

3
Jun

EOMAP launches new worldwide eoApp® Service

Satellite based water quality monitoring for inland and coastal waters: EOMAP launches its new worldwide eoApp® service Seefeld/Germany Monitoring water quality for inland and coastal waters is a requirement for many government and private sector entities. This requirement includes identifying long-term trends and understanding emerging problems over large areas that contain numerous water bodies, all …

6
Apr

EOMAP at Ocean Business 2015

EOMAP at Ocean Business 2015 Southampton, Seefeld/Germany EOMAP participates in the Ocean Business 2015 conference taking place in Southampton, UK, from April 14th-16th. We invite you to visit our workshop on EOMAP’s satellite derived services on Thursday 16th at 1:30 p.m.!

23
Mar

EOMAP at O&G Conference in Muscat, Oman

EOMAP at O&G Conference in Muscat, Oman Presentation by EOMAP at the Remote Sensing for Oil & Gas Forum taking place this week on March 24th-25th in Muscat, Oman. Topic: Maritime environmental monitoring and mapping services: Case studies from satellite derived services.

25
Feb

Coral Sea bathymetry mapping published

Coral Sea bathymetry mapping published Cairns/Australia, Seefeld/Germany A James Cook University researcher in Cairns has completed detailed 3D depth maps of Australia’s Coral Sea reefs, shedding new light on the likely distribution of coral diversity and sea life in the area. Dr Robin Beaman, from JCU’s College of Science, Technology and Engineering, said “mapping the …

4
Dec

EOMAP and MarineFIND agree on cooperation

EOMAP and MarineFIND pool their expertise to produce easy access marine data Seefeld/Germany Working together, EOMAP GmbH & Co KG and MarineFIND, the specialist marine data and service division of FIND Maps, have formed a partnership to offer easy access to coastal high resolution and global bathymetry. Collecting nearshore zone bathymetry data has, until recently, …

28
Oct

URISA 7th Caribbean GIS Conference

EOMAP at the URISA 7th Caribbean GIS Conference October 28th-30th Visit us from October 28th-30th at the URISA 7th Caribbean GIS Conference at our partners GeoOrbis booth number 16/17, taking place at the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in Curacao.

18
Oct

5th EIH Conference Monaco

5th Extraordinary International Hydrographic Conference Monaco: Presentation on Satellite Derived Bathymetry (SDB) online Inform yourself about EOMAP’s Satellite Derived Bathymetry with the latest presentation of Dr. Thomas Heege, given on October 8th in the frame of the 5th EIH Conference in Monaco. The slides are available online here.

18
Jul

EOMAP and Landgate launch new Water Monitoring tools

EOMAP and Landgate launch new Water Monitoring tools Seefeld/Germany German and Australian scientists today launched state-of-the-art water monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. Aquatic remote sensing company EOMAP teamed up with Western Australian statutory authority Landgate to deliver …

2
Jul

EOMAP launches web store

EOMAP launches web store for Satellite Derived Water Quality and Bathymetric Data Seefeld/Germany EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG, a leading provider of aquatic remote sensing solutions, has launched the EOMAP Web Store where clients have direct access to global water quality and bathymetric data products derived from satellite imagery. Powered by the CloudEO geo-collaboration platform, …

3
Apr

EOMAP moved to Castle Seefeld

EOMAP Corporate Office moved to Castle Seefeld Seefeld/Germany In April 2014, EOMAP moved it’s Corporate Office to Castle Seefeld near Munich. We look forward to welcoming our partners and clients to this beautiful area located in the lake country west of Munich. The new address is: EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG Schloss Seefeld Schlosshof 4 …

19
Feb

Bathymetry now available off-the-shelf

High resolution, digital bathymetry now available off-the-shelf Gilching/Germany Industry leading aquatic earth observation company EOMAP has launched an off-the-shelf bathymetry product line which will transform the uptake and uses of digital bathymetry data. This world first service makes high-resolution, satellite-derived bathymetry available through online portals and its business partners. Dr. Thomas Heege, CEO, comments that …

19
Jan

FRESHMON Review Summary

FRESHMON Review Summary This week, the overall assessment of the FRESHMON project from the external reviewer and from the European Commission has been received: Next to the fact that FRESHMON project has been finished its activities successfully and full achieved its objectives and technical goals, many results of the project “…even has exceeded expectations.” The …

14
Jan

Coral protection from space

Coral protection from Space: The first high resolution seafloor and bathymetry survey of the Mexican Riviera Maya Gilching/Germany EOMAPs satellite-derived products are a unique source for benthic mapping and environmental baseline studies EOMAP, a value-adding service provider of satellite data was contracted by the Mexican National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO) to …

11
Jan

EOMAP on international events

EOMAP on international events EOMAP is present at following international events (updated January 2014): March 11th-12th 2014: Malaysia Geospatial Forum March 11th-13th 2014: Oceanology International London, Booth R110 February 5th-7th 2014: India Geospatial Forum February 2nd-4th 2014: Middle East Geospatial Forum, Dubai October 8th-10th 2013: Intergeo Essen, Germany, Booth A1.006 September 24th-26th 2013: Asia Geospatial …

1
Jan

EU FP7 Project INFORM started

EU FP7 Project INFORM started On January 1st 2014, the EU funded FP7-SPACE INFORM project has officially started, coordinated by VITO, Belgium. In the four years lifetime of the project, improved monitoring and forecasting of ecological status of European INland waters by combining Future earth ObseRvation data and Models will be analysed and developed. EOMAP …

19
Dec

FRESHMON Project successfully finished

FRESHMON Project successfully finished On 30th November, the FRESHMON project ended officially after three years lifetime. These three years of intense collaboration has left some marks, some further age creases, together with increased knowledge and capabilities, strengthened partnerships and relations between an international team of companies and agencies. However, the end is usually just a …

19
Nov

Launch of the Great Barrier Reef Bathymetry

“Un-mappable” Great Barrier Reef finally mapped! German and Australian scientists today launched a set of groundbreaking, high resolution, shallow water topography maps for the entire Great Barrier Reef. These world-first digital maps of the coral reefs, using satellite derived depth (bathymetry) techniques, are a critical step towards identifying, managing and essentially preserving and protecting what …

15
Nov

EOMAP wins Copernicus Masters 2013 challenge

EOMAP wins Copernicus Masters 2013 challenge EOMAP wins this years Copernicus Masters cloud computing challenge with the idea of “Operational Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Service – Rapid, spatial, validated”. “EOMAP provides an innovative way to ascertain underwater depth in coastal waters as a service for industry and the public sector. It can be made available on-demand anywhere …

25
Sep

Hydro Journal Article published

Article about “Space-borne Technologies for the O&G Sector” was published in Hydro Journal An EOMAP article about “Space-borne Technologies for the O&G Sector” was published in the current August/September issue of the Hydro Journal. Satellite-derived mapping and monitoring technologies can provide important support for a range of applications in the oil and gas industry. Prior …

11
Aug

FRESHMON Workshop at Space Solutions

FRESHMON Workshop at Space Solutions FRESHMON will hold a workshop on water quality at this years Space Solutions in Munich on November 6th from 14:00-16:00 covering pan european inland water quality monitoring services. Participants are invited to access, navigate and analyze water bodies of their interest in space and time on provided terminals and mobile …

26
Jul

Bathymetry surveys in quarters 2013/1 and 2013/2

Bathymetry surveys in quarters 2013/1 and 2013/2 In the first two quarters of 2013 EOMAP successfully conducts bathymetry and seafloor surveys for hydrographic offices of the UK (UKHO), the USA (NOAA), Germany (BSH) and Ireland (GSI). The survey were conducted in different water types, from extrem turbid to very clear waters (Carribean Sea, Baltic Sea, …

8
Jul

Copernicus Masters Illustration Challenge 2013

EOMAP competes in Copernicus Masters Illustration Challenge 2013 The EOMAP team created a 3D visualisation for Copernicus Masters Illustration Challenge 2013 “Traces of Humankind” showing satellite derived underwater and land topography of a human modified island. Please vote for us giving 5 stars for “From the sea to the land, seamless 3-D visualisation of Al …

27
Jun

Announcement of EOMAP Asia Pacific

EOMAP launches its regional headquarters for EOMAP Asia Pacific in Singapore On June 27, 2013, EOMAP achieved a new milestone by launching its regional headquarters for Asia-Pacific in Singapore. The office, located at 16, Collyer Quay will increase its marketing and support activities in the region, and underlies its commitment to this diverse and important …

19
Jun

River Elbe Flood 2013

EOMAP Water Monitoring shows river Elbe flood 2013 The effects of the extreme flood events in the river Elbe region in North Germany can clearly be visualized by turbidity products processed by EOMAP. Both, the extent and the turbidity in this part of river Elbe have been affected by heavy rainfall in early summer. The …

8
May

Geospatial World Forum 2013

EOMAP at Geospatial World Forum 2013 in Rotterdam Visit EOMAP at the Geospatial World Forum 2013 in Rotterdam from May 13th-16th at exhibition booth No.47 or listen to Dr. Thomas Heege presenting “Space based monitoring of aquatic environment” in Session 1: Water Utility from 09:00-11:00 a.m.

3
Mar

MES 2013 Vietnam

EOMAP at MES 2013 Vietnam EOMAP participates in the Mekong Environmental Symposium 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The Symposium is a three-day platform for national decision makers, renowned scientists, and industry from all six Mekong riparian countries, as well as from the international community to share their experience and knowledge. It will focus …

24
Jan

FRESHMON Review Meeting

FRESHMON Review Meeting successfully conducted On the 17th of January 2013, the 2nd FRESHMON Review Meeting took place at the EOMAP office in Gilching, Germany. The progress as well as the upcoming objectives of the project were successfully reviewed and fruitfully discussed, many thanks to all involved participants.