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SnapEarth project


Customer: European Commission (EC)

Programme: Copernicus

Supply Chain: EC > QWANT > CS Group PDA


Main Picture

CS Group responsabilities are as follows:

  • Design, Development, Integration

The features are as follows:

  • Index Sentinel images for easy access via a Qwant “EarthSearch” engine.
  • 4 pilot projects aim to take advantage of this indexing with the implementation of the services: Agriculture, Press, Climate and Food-Security.
  • The EarthSelf-Service enables any business or user to take advantage of highly scalable cloud environments for analysis, visualization and production of EO value-added services.

Project implementation

The project objectives are as follows:

  • Fostering EO market uptake thanks to natural and holistic access to added value data generated through cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technologies.

The processes for carrying out the project are:

  • Agile, Continuous integration

Technical characteristics

The solution key points are as follows:

  • Big data technologies and distributed cloud computing
  • Access to the produced database “EarthSignature” and to satellite products
  • Cloud agnosticity & multi DIAS hybridization
  • Container based infrastructure with fast service deployment
  • Integrated workflow engine
  • Automatic monitoring and FinOps

Archi Picture

The main technologies used in this project are:

Domain Technology(ies)
Hardware environment(s) Cloud, PaaS
Operating System(s) Linux
Programming language(s) Go, Python
Main COTS library(ies) Kubernetes, Docker, Argo, EODAG, SafeScale, Elastic Stack, Fluentd, Graylog, Grafana