Free open-source solutions for environmental monitoring

Open Foris is a set of free and open-source software tools that facilitates flexible and efficient data collection, analysis and reporting.

The tools


Online platform for survey design, data management, utilization and processing


Easy and flexible survey design and data management

Collect Mobile

Intuitive data collection and validation in the field


Efficient and collaborative data analysis and results dissemination

Collect Earth

Augmented visual interpretation tool for land monitoring

Collect Earth Online

Online Land Monitoring tool for crowd-sourcing of augmented visually interpreted data

Earth Map

The power of Google Earth Engine without coding. A user friendly tool for complex land monitoring


System for earth observation, data access, processing, analysis for land monitoring


πŸ™Œ Great training session on #SEPAL and #CollectEarth Online in Indonesia this week. Exciting to see participants get to work with the tools. πŸ™Œ @FAOIndonesia #mangroves

FAO Indonesia @FAOIndonesia

With the combination of @OpenForis tools, SEPAL and #CollectEarth Online (CEO), #Indonesia forestry experts will be able to rapidly classify mangrove image samples for the years 1990, 2000, 2010 and 2020.


#DYK that Open Foris tools facilitate access and analysis of high-resolution satellite data over all the tropics? πŸ›°πŸŒŽπŸŒ΄
Let’s protect their extraordinary biodiversity
#WeAreTheTropics #TropicsDay

#SEPAL image of NICFI @Climateforest sponsored @planet basemaps over the tropics

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#SEPAL: A powerful @FAO's #opensource platform for #forest and #landmonitoring just few clicks away! πŸŒβ€οΈπŸ›°οΈ

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#NICFISatelliteDataProgram @Climateforest

Patrick Hostert (HU Berlin), Marco Celesti (ESA), Godola Rosner (DLR), @PhilTownsnd (UW Madison) and @aingejo (FAO) having an interesting panel discussion on "Imaging Spectroscopy towards 2030", #EARSeL workshop Potsdam.