SaferPlaces is one of the commercial applications among the USE CASES of WEkEO, the reference Data and Information Access Services (DIAS) for harmonized Earth Observation data access to Copernicus and Sentinel data. Through WEkEO, SaferPlaces can easily access to the most up-to-date data from the Copernicus service, directly from the source.
SaferPlaces currently makes use of several datasets:
  • EU-DEM and Derived Products
  • CORINE Land Cover
  • Urban Atlas
  • SENTINEL-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

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