Water Observation and Information System (WOIS)

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The Water Observation and Information System (WOIS) is an open-source software tool that allows the monitoring, assessment and inventorying of water resources by means of Earth Observation (EO) data.

The WOIS system can be used by policy-makers such as the African water authorities for a better for Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM).

You can find below a list of the output workflows and products available:

  • Large lakes water quality monitoring
  • Land degradation index
  • Land cover and land use mapping
  • Land cover change detection
  • Small water body mapping
  • Flood mapping system
  • Hydrological characterization
  • Water supply and sanitation planning support
  • Seasonal variation of wetland areas
  • Erosion potential indicator

In order to get started with the WOIS service, you can read the documentation

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