Awards for the different categories
Societal Value Award: SEEKU and STREETS4ALL
Originality/Novelty Award: Wheel Ale
Use of GEOSS Reources and GEOSS relevance Award: Deep Green Madagascar and Madagascar Fire
Feasibility/Sustainability Award: Cloud Eater, Madagascar Fire and Wheel Ale
Usability/User Interface Award: Cloud Eater
Solutions (in alphabetical order)
Challenge: Cloud Detection Game - Increasing the amount of classified data for machine learning
Description: Cloud Eater is a fun game in which the player controls a "cloud-eating" airplane on a Sentinel-2 satellite image. Their objective is to mark all the clouds in the picture. By competing against each other, players try to achieve the best cloud marking accuracy. Acquired label data from players is statistically evaluated and used for creation of machine learning training datasets.
Github link: https://github.com/mt-krainski/cloudEater
#ToDo team members: Csaba Jeger email@example.com, Mateusz Krainski firstname.lastname@example.org, Patryk Mikulski email@example.com, Matej Poliacek firstname.lastname@example.org, Marcel Stefko email@example.com
By Deep Green Madagascar
Challenge: Protecting the forest
Description: Cloud based application for detection of deforesting using optical and sar data in near-real time.
Deep Green Madagascar team members: Leonid Shumilo firstname.lastname@example.org, Mykola Lavreniuk email@example.com, Andrii Kolotii firstname.lastname@example.org, Bohdan Yailymov email@example.com, Julia Korsunska firstname.lastname@example.org
By Cloud Assasins
Challenge: Cloud detection
Description: Game for classifying clouds: 1) Opaque clouds: Clouds that are so dense that it is impossible to see through them. 2) Thick clouds: Medium dense clouds through which you can barely see the surface below. 3) Thin clouds: Almost transparent clouds through which you can easily see surface below. 4) Shadows: caused by clouds and those caused by surface terrain. Shadows may be on surface or on top of other clouds. 5) Land: All land areas that are not covered by snow or ice. This includes all types of vegetation, bare soil and man-made structures. 6) Water: all areas covered by water bodies (i.e. seas, rivers, lakes, ponds, etc.). 7) Snow.
Github link: https://github.com/srikanthnagella/geoss-hack
Cloud Assasins team members: Nghia Vo email@example.com, AmbroseP firstname.lastname@example.org, Srikanth Nagella email@example.com
By Madagascar Fire
Challenge: Protecting the forest
Github link: https://github.com/adrupen/madagascar_fire/
Madagascar Fire team members: Joakim Adrup firstname.lastname@example.org, Christian Langer email@example.com
Challenge: Protecting Biodiversity
Description: A mangrove monitoring platform to check endangered mangrove forests health.
Roots team members: Louis Marechal - firstname.lastname@example.org / Daniel Sackey - email@example.com
Challenge: Connecting Arctic Voices
Description: Seeku is a concept mobile app, which aims at ensuring safeting in Arctic coastal activities by harnessing the power of spaceborne (Earth observation/geoos) and crowdsourced data. Structured in a user-friendly way, it aims at enabling easy interpretation of satellite data by providing information of safer locations regarding ice thickness for camp sites & other activities. The user can also locate and provide real-time info and share it across social media platforms.
Github link: https://github.com/AparicioSF/geosshack
Seeku team members: Aqeel Piracha firstname.lastname@example.org, Beatrice Sabatella email@example.com, Lucandrea Mancini firstname.lastname@example.org, Mihkel Kaha email@example.com, Sara Aparício firstname.lastname@example.org, Rene Eduardo Galindo Almendariz email@example.com
Challenge: Designing for accessibility
Description: A mobile application connected to an online platform. Users will be able to pin locations in a map , capture a photo and/or link to the real life street image by ESA, upload it and write a comment . There is the possibility for others to see and write their comments, A count of Pins all be immediately seeing in the online platform which will raise awareness to the public and will allow street planners to plan according to the critical challenging points for wheelchair users.
BIBOX team member: Liliana S. Giraud firstname.lastname@example.org
Challenge: Accessibility Challenge
Description: Web Platform for showing venues in an area and commenting on their accessibility.
Github link: https://github.com/MostafaNabi/geoss2018
DAFNI team members: Mostafa Nabi email@example.com, Chris Oliver, firstname.lastname@example.org, James Hannah, email@example.com, Ma Maiqi, firstname.lastname@example.org, Paulette Elliot, email@example.com