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March 2010 | RSS GmbH assumes specialist role for REDD projects in Indonesia
ClimateCare/JP Morgan, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Fauna Flora International (FFI) and AusAID are contracting RSS GmbH to provide expert assistance for their proposed avoided emissions projects in Indonesia including Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest degradation in Developing countries (REDD). RSS has been selected based on the proven expertise at mapping and monitoring deforestation and land cover change using advanced remote sensing and GIS techniques and in developing methods for REDD demonstration activity implementation and peat carbon projects.

REDD related services:
  • Technical assistance for terrestrial and aerial based (above and below ground biomass) carbon stock inventories at regional to project level
  • Remote sensing based on satellites, LIDAR and stereo cameras for improved carbon stock estimation
  • Historical trend analysis and baseline assessment based on satellite imagery, scenario development, modelling
  • Spatially explicit emission estimates
  • Monitoring of project implementation for avoided deforestation and reforestation projects, including quality assurance
  • Technical training and capacity building