SIOS-Planet call

SIOS−Planet cooperation project proposal call to demonstrate the usability of high-resolution Planet data in the Arctic.

This call of proposals is to provide free access to high-resolution optical satellite data acquired by Planet’s satellite constellation to stimulate geospatial product generation in Svalbard. In cooperation with Planet, the Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) is inviting project scientific proposals from the global Arctic science community to demonstrate the usability of high-resolution data in Svalbard.

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Click the links in the right-hand menu to read the full call text and submit a proposal.


Announcement of call: 8 December 2022
Opening of call (opening of webform for proposal submission): 2 January 2023
Webinar for potential applicants: 20 January 2023 (10-11 Am CET): Register HERE
Deadline to submit a proposal: 28 February 2023
Evaluation of projects: Continuous (2 January 2023 − 28 February 2023)
Decision: Expected by Early March − 2023
*Data availability for selected project teams: March 2023 – March 2024 (1 year)
Project period: March 2023 – March 2024 (1 year)
Final project report submission: 1 June 2024
Selection of top 5 projects: SIOS Online Conference (June 2024)
Data management: Throughout the project period no later than 1 June 2025
*Please note that all the archived Planet data and also data acquired during March 2023 –March 2024 period will be available for PIs during the project period

NOTE: You must be logged in your account with SIOS to submit any proposal. New accounts are approved by SIOS-KC during office hours (8:00-16:00 Norwegian time, Mon-Fri). Register a new account here.