Environment Systems is an environmental consultancy. We are trusted providers of environmental evidence and insight to governments and industry.
A team led by Environment Systems is working on the production of a National Ecosystem methodology with Ecosystem Services maps for Ireland. The work is being carried out for the National Park and Wildlife Service (NPWS). The methodology will focus on a number of prioritised and agreed services, which could be mapped based on data currently available.
Ecopotential is a four-year Horizon 2020 project funded by the EU. The project consortium comprises 47 European and international partners spanning research institutes, universities, national and European space agencies, international bodies and SME’s. The project responds to the EU’s call: “To make Earth Observation and Monitoring Data usable for ecosystem modelling and services.”
FLARE is a feasibility study that will seek to improve the efficiency of loss adjustment and claims management in forestry insurance. The project will establish the technical practicality as well as the economic and operational viability for using space and airborne data assets, within an integrated system.
We have won three SSGP(Space for Smarter Government) projects funded by the UK Space Agency. SSGP is a strategic, national, programme established and led by the UK Space Agency in 2014 and delivered in collaboration with the Satellite Applications Catapult to drive the uptake and use of space products, data and services across government departments.
Environment Systems was commissioned by Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol City Council to produce a number of environmental opportunities maps which cover the greater Bristol area to coincide with Bristol being the European Green Capital in 2015. The maps were produced from over 200 different datasets, including satellite and aerial imagery, soil and habitat data.
We have now embarked on a third phase of work for DEFRA and JNCC. This new phase will establish the range of uses of EO for informing policy and practical land management decision making. Further technical development will be focused on upland areas. We will also be taking on a co-ordination and information exchange role.
Aberystwyth Centre for Space and Earth Monitoring(ACSEM)
Environment Systems is partnering with Aberystwyth University and aligning with the Welsh and UK Government space strategy to launch the Aberystwyth Centre for Space and Earth Monitoring (ACSEM)
Environment Systems will be presenting at two conferences focused on the marine environment in the autumn.
We have taken desk space within the Innovate UK Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell, Oxfordshire.