Other space activities

Preserving digital heritage data for future generations: CASPAR

The EU-sponsored, large-scale Cultural, Artistic and Scientific knowledge for Preservation, Access and Retrieval project (CASPAR) addressed the growing challenge of preserving digital information, upon which society is increasingly dependent although it is intrinsically fragile.

International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage

A new International Category-2 Centre was established in July 2011 under the auspices of UNESCO and hosted by the Centre of Earth Observation and Digital Earth (CEODE). The newly established International Centre aims to provide technical assistance in the field of space technologies to requesting Member States of UNESCO, such  as space technologies applied to the monitoring, documentation, modelling and presentation of cultural and natural heritage sites.

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