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CLS – Collecte Localisation Satellites

CLS, a subsidiary of the French Space Agency CNES and of CNP, is a worldwide company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for the Earth since 1986. Its mission is to deploy innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet, and to manage its resources sustainably. CSL contributes to 13 of the 17 sustainable development goals and 87% of its activities are directly linked to achieving these SDGs. CLS provides operational services for Marine, Land, Climate, Security and Emergency services. CLS has a large experience in surface water monitoring including its change and forecast and also in sea level rise and its impacts on coastal areas. CLS supports also international and local stakeholders in the management of land resources: analysis of urban dynamics, agricultural & land monitoring, risks and crisis management, impact assessment and forecast.

  • Countries of operation

    • France
    • Brazil
    • Cambodia
    • Gabon
    • Irak
    • Uganda
    • Senegal

  • Areas of expertise

    • Water and energy
    • Risk management
    • Integrated water resources management
    • Water for agriculture
  • Type of expertise

    • Institutional or scientific international cooperation
    • Data and information systems
    • Studies, support to the project owner
    • Engineering expertise consulting
    • Training, capacity building
    • Research and development
    • Addressing humanitarian crisis
    • Raising awareness
  • Key words

    • Canals
    • Irrigation
    • Storage
    • Surface water (lakes and rivers : fresh water)
    • Groundwater
    • Transboundary waters
    • Humanitarian crisis
    • Degradation of aquatic biodiversity
    • Flood
    • Drought, erosion
    • Marine submersion