VISTA (Germany) provides research and development, consultancy and software development for remote sensing applications. VISTA specialises in yield estimation of agricultural crops, modelling of evapotranspiration, runoff and ground water recharge, advanced land use classifications using GIS tools, observations of snow cover and water bodies, and precipitation and soil moisture observation for flood modelling and forecast. 

VISTA is the leader of the land management services. VISTA will also contribute to cross-cutting tasks relating to the MELODIES shared platform, the assessment of sustainability and the project website.