Copernicus Masters Best Service Challenge Award

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Landmap - Spatial Discovery

Data in UseERS 1; ERS 2; ASAR; ALOS PALSAR; AVNIR-2 ; Landsat 7; Landsat 4/5; NIR Red-Edge; CIR; Aerial Photography, DTMs, UK-DMC and UK-DMC2Service summaryLandmap provides web-based access to spatial data and e-learning materials for the academic community. McLaren and Waters (2011, p.177) describe Landmap as a ‘state of the art’ service. Landmap began in 1999 and after securing 5 years of funding by Jisc in 2007 established itself as a key academic Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for geospatial data , licensing, e-learning and metadata. It provides a geoportal called ‘Kaia’ using OGC services.Customer BenefitProvides data to many projects such as EPSRC Urban Futures, ESRC Health Modelling, Fire Scar detection, EU funded MAREN Project plus open e-learning materials.Added value through CopernicusLandmap aims to provide annual complete coverage of the British Isles of both radar and optical datasets for research and teaching purposes. The Sentinel 1 & 2 satellites will ensure that this archive continues.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsAnwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen

Awarded at event

Event titleEuropean Space Solutions Conference
LocationAlte Kongresshalle, Munich, GermanyShow on map
Period5 Nov 2013 → 7 Nov 2013


  • Landmap
  • Copernicus
  • Best Service