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Citizen scientists map global forests

New maps of global forest cover from the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA)'s Geo-Wiki team provide a more accurate view of global forests. The maps were published in the journal Remote Sensing of ...

dateMar 30, 2015 in Environment
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PolyU invention makes 3D mapping more accurate

The two major traditional 3D mapping techniques are photogrammetry using satellite/aerial imagery and laser scanning. The former offers higher accuracy in the horizontal direction while the latter shows higher accuracy in ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Engineering
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A new global wetlands map

A new global map of the world's wetlands has been produced by an international research team led by former master's student Etienne Fluet-Chouinard and Prof. Bernhard Lehner of McGill's Department of Geography. In a paper ...

dateJan 16, 2015 in Environment
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