INDES-MUSA project is designed as almost 2,5 -years work plan. During the first year the technological developments will be accomplished referring to the design and installation of the proposed integrated observation scheme. The next two years will be devoted to collection and processing of monitoring data and development of research tools and methodologies. LiDAR missions are scheduled during the whole project (2-3 missions in total following a dry and a rainy period). The last six months of the project implementation will be mainly devoted to business/marketing plan and dissemination of the project results and products. The proposed work plan includes 7 Work Packages (WP) in total, which are summarized in the following: