Posts Tagged ‘Remote Sensing’

Dispatches from GEO XIII: A Chilly Perspective – GEO Considers Adding a Cold Regions Initiative

The 2016 GEO Plenary will vote on the addition of a Cold Regions Initiative. A field trip to the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Russia reveals the type of research under consideration and the importance of partnerships. Considering the amount of data a single slice yields, samples from the Vostok ice core look fairly […]

Dispatches from GEO XIII: Making Vanishing Forests Visible

Regional remote sensing has the capacity to support conservation initiatives at a local level. Partnerships such as those established through GEO can help. The Chaco Dry Forest in South America is losing habitat at a rate of roughly 1,500 hectares a day. This land clearing is driven by the profitability of soy and beef, and […]

Controlling Invasive Aquatic Weeds in Michigan’s Waterways Requires Interdisciplinary Approach

Michigan researchers use remote sensing, hydrodynamic modeling and ecological observation to monitor the control of invasive Eurasian watermilfoil in the Great Lakes.

Coastal Observations and Monitoring: The Scientific, Technological and Societal Challenges

Introducing IEEE Earthzine’s quarterly theme on Coastal Environments.

The Three Musketeers: Making an Impact in French Remote Sensing and Breaking Down Gender Barriers

Three French scientists in remote sensing discuss overcoming barriers at work and the opportunities for future generations.