The WEkEO Hackathon aims to support creative and data-skilled people in conceiving tools to improve climate resilience and positively impact our environment. During the hackathon, teams will be able to unlock all the WEkEO platform features to develop their projects, guided by coaches and mentors.
Addressing 1 of the 5 challenges defined below, the teams should use at least 2 sources of data available to to develop projects such as (but not limited to):
- Innovative ways of visualizing data;
- New dashboards of indicators;
- What-if scenarios and tools to simulate scenarios;
- Using data to raise awareness.
The Copernicus data available on WEkEO can help in many regards to support decision-making, in the implementation of EU directives related to climate change and the achievement of the SDGs. In this hackathon, participants are challenged to come up with innovative ideas within the coastal, arctic, health and energy sectors, proposing projects which would support effective and sustainable policymaking, management, planning.
Official webpage: https://hackathon.wekeo.eu/