Theia Speaks Up

Interviews and testimonies by Theia members

Contributing to the development of our partners in the South in the fields of applicative Earth Observation, based on the resources offered by Theia

Meet with Jean-François Faure, one of Theia’s founding fathers and active facilitator of Theia activities in the global South as well as the national secretary of the DINAMIS mechanism.


Providing key information for environmental studies to document changes and trends

Meet with Silvia Valero, the new facilitator for Theia Land Cover SEC. She shares here her ambitions and expectations.


Meeting effectively not only current production needs but also those of the future

Bernard Specht, CNES operations manager for the Theia-MUSCATE SDI, talks about data production within Theia consortium. A perspective that we don’t share enough.



“Working on the democratization of products and services related to spatial imagery and on the creation of synergies between stakeholders for the common good”

Jean Massenet, CEO of Insight SAS and co-facilitator of the GeoDEV New Caledonia RAN, explains his vision of animation and mediation for the promotion of the uses of space. Read also a review of the OSS-NC 2020 event dedicated to New Caledonian satellites.


Transfer, a crucial issue for gaining user confidence, essential to respond collectively to societal challenges of the future

Valérie Demarez, facilitator of Theia Irrigation SEC, gives us her vision of the role of Theia consortium, her SEC and satellite research in the face of today’s challenges.


Animation and mediation as key tools for the dissemination of the uses of space

Anne Fromage-Mariette, director of Open IG, a structure coordinating Theia Occitanie RAN, shares with us her vision of the stakes of animation and mediation for the promotion of the uses of space.


“Making Satellite Research, Products and Applications More Visible”

Jean-Pierre Wigneron, active researcher in two Theia SECs and facilitator of Theia Nouvelle Aquitaine Animation Network, shares with us his vision of Theia.


“Together, Simplifying the Spatial”

Amélie Lombard, project manager at Cerema, facilitator of Applisat and co-facilitator of Occitanie RAN shares the reasons for her involvement in Theia


Organizing the scientific community to face the technical challenge of exploiting data and disseminating its own research results.

Rémi Cresson, contributor to two Theia SECs, tells us the reasons for his commitment and his vision of the challenges ahead.