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Estimate the available wind resource at high altitude thanks to space

39,700 GWh is the French wind power production in 2020. Thanks to satellite imagery, we can significantly increase the forecasts accuracy.

Meet CLS at the Wind Energy Science Conference

CLS is thrilled to announce its participation in the WESC 2021 web conference. The Wind Energy Science Conference is a biennial event under the flag of EAWE (European Academy of Wind Energy). WESC 2021, the 3rd edition of the conference is organised as a web conference by ForWind and Leibniz University Hannover from 25 –

Monitoring and management of civil engineering infrastructures: The MIMIA consortium

Bridges, like all other engineering structures, are essential for our travel, for the economy, for tourism, and for the attractiveness of our regions. Beyond that, they are an “autograph” of our countries, our regions, and all over the world, their imprint and their symbolic value demonstrate our collective engineering capacity. Subjected to operating conditions and

A CLS innovation: a new service dedicated to solar energy using land use study

Photovoltaic energy is an important issue for the climate. How CLS and spatial support the establishment of photovoltaic farms?

Bridges are monitored from space

How can satellite data contribute to risk assessment? Bridges, like any infrastructure, are subject to great repetitive forces. Adding to that is their increasing fragility, most of them date back to the reconstruction period dating back to just after the Second World War, resulting in, and we have been aware of this for a few

How minimize the impacts of underwater noise?

Maritime traffic, oil activities... underwater noise is omnipresent. How can industries work, while minimizing the impacts? The CLS Group monitors the marine soundscape and assesses the impact of human activities on environmental noise. CLS develops monitoring programs to quantify the underwater soundscape, as well as its human contribution. From moored lines to ocean gliders and

A Female Team for an Environmental Baseline Study for TotalEnergies

In 2020, in the middle of the new Coronavirus pandemic, Prooceano was hired by TotalEnergies E&P do Brasil to execute 2 environmental characterization projects, one for Block C-M-541 - Campos Basin - and another for Lapa Field - Santos Basin. After over 3 months of field activities, operations were successfully completed. This project consisted of

Costa Norte Project in Brazil

The Brazilian Equatorial Margin contains the largest continuous mangrove area in the world - 80% of Brazil's mangroves - and is also a new frontier for oil exploration and production in the country. It was in this region that a multidisciplinary team composed by Prooceano, Enauta and 3 universities (UERJ, UFRJ and UFPA) came together

Tendral Ocean Prediction System (WHG-TOPS) Emulator

The Woods Hole Group – Tendral Ocean Prediction System (WHG-TOPS) Emulator is a real-time model correction tool developed in response to offshore energy industry needs for the rapid assimilation of in-situ data and the generation of accurate fine-scale ocean forecasts. The Emulator generates thousands of ocean states based on WHG-TOPS (or any ocean model) to