Our mission is to provide high quality geo-information services and IT solutions based on satellite data. For our clients we offer a comprehensive and long-term support in developing their activities.

News

5 January 2022

Booth of Wasat at the Fruit and Vegetable Fair (near Warsaw)

After an almost two-year break we are resuming the promotion of our solutions at stationary trade fairs. We start with participation in the Fruit and Vegetable Fair in Nadarzyn near Warsaw – the largest event in 2022 in Poland organized for the horticulture sector. On January 12-13, we invite everyone interested to visit our stand (no. D12), where we will present, among others, a new service supporting decisions in the field of irrigation of crops based on advanced algorithms for estimating actual evapotranspiration.

30 September 2021

SAR satellite data in precision agriculture

After this year’s rape and cereal harvest we assessed the accuracy of our algorithms to estimate the size and spatial distribution of crops using Sentinel-1 radar imagery. The resulting yield maps turned out to be very similar to the maps based on data recorded by harvesters in selected farms in the Polish regions of Pomerania and Mazovia.

We have embraced SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) imagery because it is resistant to the influence of changing weather conditions, which is a limiting factor for the use of Earth Observation in agriculture. The next step will be to use radar data when creating application maps for mineral fertilizers in Fertisat service, and thus be able to provide the service to our clients independently of cloud cover.

We invite everyone interested in this innovative solution to contact us and we also encourage farmers to use the Fertisat service.

22 June 2021

New ESA project: remote monitoring of maize crop

Today we started a new ESA project entitled “EO-based enhancement of maize production for the needs of agri-food and renewable energy industries”. We will use satellite and weather data as well as functions of our FertiSat service to assess the condition of maize crop in Poland (already approx. 1.8 million ha), forecast harvest time, and to estimate the size and quality of corn production. Such information is of interest to maize growers, managers in food and feed industry, and to operators of agricultural biogas plants. During the current season and the next season the service will be developed and tested before incorporation as a new module into the FertiSat service.

 

15 March 2021

FertiSat service promotion for customers of Chemirol

Wasat has recently become a business partner of PUH “Chemirol” whose customers, after purchasing selected products, receive a voucher enabling them to use our FertiSat.com service. Farmers gain access to current satellite field monitoring and to the archive of satellite imagery.

PUH “Chemirol” is the largest distributor of means of agricultural production on the Polish market. The company’s customer advisers reach farmers all over the country on a daily basis and are increasingly present on other Central European markets. The company offers modern solutions in the field of plant protection, foliar fertilization and biostimulation, a wide range of varieties of cereals, rape and maize, as well as mineral fertilizers.

The satellite monitoring in FertiSat.com service helps farmers to control the condition of their plantations, to select means of production offered by Chemirol and to evaluate the effectiveness of their use.

Wasat’s management team is comprised of experts with multi-year professional background in satellite applications and IT sectors. The company cooperates with many universities and research institutions in Poland and abroad, it is equipped with the state-of-the-art software and research infrastructure and it provides clients with advisory services and training possibilities.

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Bartosz Buszke

Managing Director

Bartosz graduated in management from the University of Gdańsk and received postgraduate diplomas in satellite applications domain, he was awarded with fellowships from the British Council and ESA. As a manager he worked in the Polish Space Research Centre and in Polspace. Bartosz was a member of the EU Space Advisory Group and now is a Board member of the Polish Space Agency. He is an expert in economics of satellite applications and in use of Earth Observation in agriculture, archaeology and the energy sector.

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Dominik Ruciński

Remote Sensing Department Manager

Dominik graduated in geography from University in Lublin and completed postgraduate studies in remote sensing and GIS at the Military University of Technology in Warsaw. As a GIS expert he worked for several years in companies and public institutions in Poland. Since 2011 Dominik has been leading satellite imagery processing and analysis in Wasat, with a focus on agriculture, archaeology and environmental protection.

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Daniel Zinkiewicz

Navigation and Geoinformation Department Manager

Daniel holds degrees in IT and geodesy from the University of Olsztyn where he received a governmental award for his Master thesis. He was employed as an geoinformation expert in companies in Poland and in Ireland. Since 2010 Daniel has been leading software development projects in Wasat. He is an expert in satellite data management, mobile mapping, GNSS and indoor navigation.

Remote Sensing Department

Department’s staff develops methods and algorithms that form the backbone of services offered to the agricultural and environmental protection sectors and to archaeologists. The team acquires advanced knowledge and technical skills during implementation of R&D projects, and through contacts with experts from the European Space Agency. This results in a high-quality work as well as in scientific publications and conference presentations.

Geo-informatics Department

The Department creates new methods of searching, processing and distribution of satellite data. It also develops mobile mapping applications and solutions for visualisation of spatial information. The tasks are implemented using modern and effective software development methodology based on standards promoted by international organizations.

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Wasat Sp. z o.o.

Office in Gdańsk
Science and Technology Park:
ul. Trzy Lipy 3 (budynek B)
80-172 Gdańsk
Poland

Office in Warsaw:
al. Jana Pawła II 11
00-828 Warszawa
Poland

telephone:

+ 48 600 253 700

email:

office@wasat.pl

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