Diagnosing single trees from above

Models based on images from unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites can help farmers to monitor the health of individual trees.

Observing phytoplankton via satellite

Thanks to a new algorithm, researchers at the AWI can now use satellite data to determine in which parts of the ocean certain types of phytoplankton are dominant. In addition, they can identify toxic algal blooms and assess ...

China launches Sudan's first ever satellite: official

Sudan's first ever satellite for conducting research in military, economic and space technology has been launched by China, the northeast African country's ruling body said Tuesday.

Sharing data for improved forest protection and monitoring

Although the mapping of aboveground biomass is now possible with satellite remote sensing, these maps still have to be calibrated and validated using on-site data gathered by researchers across the world. IIASA contributed ...

Using machine learning for rewilding

There may not be an obvious connection between rewilding and machine learning, but as highlighted today at ESA's ΙΈ-week, a project in the Netherlands uses satellite data and new digital technology to understand how a nature ...

Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

Researchers at the University of Iowa and the U.S. Geological Survey have found that data gathered from orbiting satellites can provide more accurate information on the impact of large earthquakes, which, in turn, can help ...

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