NAVIGATOR: Copernicus Earth Observation Big Data for Cultural Heritage

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NAVIGATOR: Copernicus Earth Observation Big Data for Cultural Heritage
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The NAVIGATOR project focuses on improving and developing Earth Observation methodologies and strategies for Cultural Heritage applications. Towards this direction, the Copernicus Earth Observation big data technologies and cloud platforms can play a vital role in addressing existing problems of built heritage management (such as risk assessment of Cultural Heritage sites). The use of Earth Observation and ground remote sensing non-contact technologies are suitable to support the development of an integrated approach to data usage for better decision making related to preventive interventions and for supporting site management and sustainable exploitation of its cultural assets. The broad spectra of remote sensing techniques provide the ideal platform to undertake a wide range of practical, cost-efficient and easily programmable studies, not easily acquired with other tools. In the case of cultural landscape sites, these techniques offer the opportunity to ensure repeated monitoring of multiple parameters, in a macro and micro spatial scale, offering European broad comparisons and contrasts.


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Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
1Jun-2021Copernicus Earth Observation and Big Data for Cultural Heritage ManagementAgapiou, Athos ; Lysandrou, Vasiliki 
2Apr-2021Copernicus earth observations for cultural heritageAgapiou, Athos ; Lysandrou, Vasiliki ; Cuca, Branka 
32-Oct-2020Copernicus Sentinel and Landsat data work together to support archaeological researchAgapiou, Athos 
49-Nov-2020Damage Proxy Map of the Beirut Explosion on 4th of August 2020 as Observed from the Copernicus SensorsAgapiou, Athos 
52020Detecting Displacements Within Archaeological Sites in Cyprus After a 5.6 Magnitude Scale Earthquake Event Through the Hybrid Pluggable Processing Pipeline (HyP3) Cloud-Based System and Sentinel-1 Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) AnalysisAgapiou, Athos ; Lysandrou, Vasiliki 
6May-2022Earth Observation datasets in addressing Cultural Heritage needs: the contribution of the European Copernicus and other international space programsAgapiou, Athos 
710-Jul-2020Estimating proportion of vegetation cover at the vicinity of archaeological sites using sentinel-1 and-2 data, supplemented by crowdsourced openstreetmap geodataAgapiou, Athos 
81-Feb-2020A European-Scale Investigation of Soil Erosion Threat to Subsurface Archaeological RemainsAgapiou, Athos ; Lysandrou, Vasiliki ; Hadjimitsis, Diofantos G. 
9Feb-2020A European-scale investigation of soil erosion threat to subsurface archaeological residuesAgapiou, Athos ; Lysandrou, Vasiliki ; Hadjimitsis, Diofantos G. 
1022-Jul-2021Land Cover Mapping from Colorized CORONA Archived Greyscale Satellite Data and Feature Extraction ClassificationAgapiou, Athos 
118-Mar-2021Multi-Temporal Change Detection Analysis of Vertical Sprawl over Limassol City Centre and Amathus Archaeological Site in Cyprus during 2015-2020 Using the Sentinel-1 Sensor and the Google Earth Engine PlatformAgapiou, Athos 
1229-Feb-2020Potentials of earth observation virtual constellations and big data: moving beyond current archaeological prospection practicesAgapiou, Athos 
1310-Dec-2020The role of archival aerial photography in shaping our understanding of the funerary landscape of hellenistic and Roman CyprusLysandrou, Vasiliki ; Agapiou, Athos 
14Oct-2021Satellite Remote Sensing and Heritage applications 2010-2020: A Decade of ChangeAgapiou, Athos 
15Mar-2022Site Detection using radar Sentinel-1 and optical Sentinel-2 images over the Thessalian Plain, GreeceAgapiou, Athos ; Alexakis, Dimitrios ; Sarris, Apostolos 
162020UNESCO World Heritage properties in changing and dynamic environments: Change detection methods using optical and radar satellite dataAgapiou, Athos 
171-Jun-2021UNESCO World Heritage properties in changing and dynamic environments: change detection methods using optical and radar satellite dataAgapiou, Athos 
1826-Jun-2020Vegetation Extraction Using Visible-Bands from Openly Licensed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ImageryAgapiou, Athos