Frustrated by a proposal to log in her neighborhood, a Google engineer and her team used emerging mapping technology to design a powerful processing platform, which now aids conservation efforts and strengthens the preservation of indigenous lands around the world.
The other stadiums look equally amazing, many of which seemed to have been auto-generated using Google’s 3D Imagery technique. We’ve put together a Google Earth KML file for you to download, that will fly you directly to each of the 12 stadiums so you can view them for yourself. Grab the file here and have fun exploring!
Project Team: Brazil Health and Air Quality Team Team Location: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California Authors: Lorena Lopez (California State University, Northridge) Scott Barron (University of California, Los Angeles) Elise Lorenzana (University of California, Los Angeles) Mentors/Advisors: Ben Holt (DEVELOP Mentor, Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Erika Podest (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Darren Drewry (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Abstract: Vector-borne diseases claim millions of … Read More
By Fatwa Ramdani Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Expansion of oil palm plantations in Indonesia has contributed to a total forest loss of about 8 million hectares over the past 25 years. This expansion is attributable to the conversion of primary, secondary, or log forests. It is well-understood that land-cover changes influence the surface temperature on local, regional, and global scales. … Read More