Earth observation data can respond to environmental, climatic and natural resource needs and challenges. But the gap between existing data and its use is huge ...


The DOTS program helps to build skills on advanced analytical methods that are not covered or which are only partially covered in academic training ...


The strength of the CREATE DOTS program is based on a strong interdisciplinary team of remote sensing specialists, and experts in the fields of application ...


Earth observation requires interdisciplinary research in essence. Therefore, the connection between research on sensor development, analytical methods and thematic applications is essential ...

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Welcome to the CREATE DOTS program!

The Earth Observation to Decision Information Services (DOTS) program was established to increase students’ scientific, technical and professional skills, in close collaboration with the practical community.

Earth observation told by David St-Jacques, canadian astraunot (source CSA)

This multidisciplinary program was born from a close collaboration between academic, public and industrial circles. It will allow students to develop the skills necessary to respond to the challenges of today and tomorrow, whether they concern social problems, natural resources, the environment or climate change.

Discover the new satellite constellation from the Canadian Spatial Agency (source CAS)


Learn more about the research carried out by member institutions of the program

Six universities and research institutions across Canada have joined forces to set up this program. Their expertise covers all frequencies of earth observation data acquisition (DOT), as well as a variety of analytical and modeling approaches. In addition, there is expertise from the public and para-public sectors, the private sector and non-profit organizations.

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Discover the students of the program

The first cohort of students will start shortly!


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