Satellites assist in the fight to preserve Biodiversity of the Cahaba River in Central Alabama

EarthzineDEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Earth Observation, Original

Satellite image of Cahaba River

Satellite image of Cahaba RiverCan satellite land data be used to help with river quality monitoring and restoration? DEVELOP team members analyzed satellite images to study the link between landscape changes and water quality by measuring vegetation quantities in parts of the Cahaba River Watershed, as well and how that related to mussel biodiversity and insect data.