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Tara O’Shea, Rebecca Moore and Carlos Souza on NextGenMap and forest monitoring

Posted at November 6, 2019 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment

On a panel moderated by Tara O’Shea (Planet), Rebecca Moore (Google) and Carlos Souza (Imazon) converse about NextGenMap’s ability to revolutionize our abilities to monitor forests. Historically, monitoring forests and land-use change has involved a compromise between the resolution and frequency of available satellite images and limited computing capacity for analysis. Recent developments in satellite imagery, machine learning and land use classification offer new opportunities to disrupt these limitations.

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