Providing satellite images and data for the Kingdom’s lands and territorial waters, and the service of their processing and analysis
In pursuit of the National Space Science Authority to contribute to achieving sustainable development goals by harnessing space science and technology To carry out various studies, a team of young national competencies working in the authority was able to conduct a census of the reserves The agricultural sector at the level of the Kingdom of Bahrain, determining its locations and estimating its total area, based on images and satellite data for the year 2020, where cooperation was made with a number of experts and academics specialized in this field and the use of satellite images The high-accuracy industrial sector in the implementation of this study to inventory the greenhouses and determine their geographical distribution at the level of the governorates of the Kingdom Four precisely.
The concerned team of employees of the National Space Science Laboratory, represented by Eng. Munira Al-Malki and a space data analyst, confirmed that Aisha Al-Hajri said that this study constitutes an added value to the agricultural geographical information base established by the Authority’s laboratory, It includes a lot of pivotal information in agricultural affairs and its outputs are varied and of very high value that will benefit Those concerned with the agricultural sector and food security in the Kingdom, by providing accurate and updateable information periodically according to the demand. The team added that the study showed the total area of greenhouses in all regions of the Kingdom of Bahrain, which is approximately 65 hectares, which adds to the total green area in the Kingdom, indicating that these results may هذه It is built on the analysis of data and satellite images, which contributes to providing data faster and less costly to decision makers Explaining that the analysis is a supportive element for field studies and not a substitute for them.
In this context, the team stated that the National Space Science Authority provides satellite images and data for the Kingdom’s lands and waters. Regional, recent or archived, with varying levels of accuracy, in different domains such asmultispectralBansarp,RGB,yoke,deprivation, which was obtained through many satellites, in addition to providing processing and analysis services These data and satellite images, by submitting a request through its website and through the linkhttps: //www.nssa.Government.bh/With/Services.
It is noteworthy that many parties are communicating with the National Space Science Authority to take advantage of the services it provides for the purpose of Support their projects and activities, and the results of this study have been specifically shared with a number of parties The concerned government, including the agriculture and marine resources sector in the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, and the National Initiative for the Development of the Sector agricultural.
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