News tagged with satellite remote sensing

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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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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Ten ways remote sensing can contribute to conservation

Scientists from the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), NASA, and other organizations have partnered to focus global attention on the contribution of satellites to biodiversity conservation in a recently released study entitled ...

dateNov 17, 2014 in Ecology
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