Multifactor weighting method for enhanced composite images

In a study published in the Journal of Remote Sensing on 28 September 2023, a team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Forestry and the University of Maryland has developed a sophisticated Multifactor Weighting (MFW) ...

Researchers create app to help drones improve farm efficiency

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a web application to help farmers and industry workers use drones and other uncrewed aerial vehicles, or UAVs, to generate the best possible data. By helping ...

Using satellite data to enhance global food security

Accurate estimates and forecasts of crop area and yield play an important role in guiding policy decisions related to food security, especially in light of the growing impacts of climate change. IIASA researchers and colleagues ...

Evaluating measurement error in remote-sensing deforestation data

Remote sensing methods are transformative tools used to study deforestation, but they are by no means perfect. In the new paper "Remotely Incorrect? Accounting for Nonclassical Measurement Error in Satellite Data on Deforestation," ...

AI crop predictor aids Africa's crisis planning

An artificial intelligence (AI) tool is using satellite remote sensing and machine learning to predict agricultural yields of key crops across Africa, to help mitigate the harms of climate change and other crises, its developers ...

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