Problems of using satellite data to the assessment of sustainable development goals of Ukraine

1Fedorov, OP, 1Samoylenko, LI, 1Kolos, LM, 1Pidgorodetska, LV
1Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Space Sci. & Technol. 2019, 25 ;(3):40-56
Publication Language: Ukrainian
A number of interdisciplinary problems of satellite and terrestrial data utilization in the assessing the goals of sustainable development of Ukraine are considered. These issues are considered in the context of Ukraine’s accession to the World Strategy for Sustainable Development and the generation of an appropriate methodology. The analysis of the current legal documents showed that they only partly correspond to the ideology of the “Agenda-2030”, and there is a tendency to avoid indicators that require quantitative assessment, in particular, with the help of satellite data. The list of national goals, tasks and indicators that can be supported by the data of space observations is determined, a number of methodological issues concerning the harmonious entry of the developed Ukrainian subsystem into international systems for monitoring the goals of sustainable development are considered.
Keywords: essential variables, indicators, satellite data, sustainable development goals
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