News tagged with remote sensing

Drones give scientists a new self-service approach

Earth and environmental scientists have often had to rely on piloted aircraft and satellites to collect remote sensing data, platforms that have traditionally been controlled by large research organizations or regulatory ...

dateFeb 12, 2016 in Engineering
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NASA damage maps may help in future quakes

Nepal's magnitude 7.8 Gorkha earthquake caused significant damage and loss of life in 2015. In natural disasters like this, it is critical to locate areas that are in the most need of assistance as fast as possible.

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Eagle-eye view to inform crop frost management

Discovering the wavelengths that can best capture the devastating impact of a frost event on broadacre crops could provide WA farmers with another tool to fight back against this common but destructive event.

dateDec 02, 2015 in Ecology
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Scientists unveil Pilbara's water system

CSIRO scientists have revealed how much water lies beneath the parched Pilbara landscape in a study to help safeguard the resource as mining and agriculture expands in the region and the climate changes.

dateOct 26, 2015 in Environment
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