riegl – Spaceborne Data: Mapping and Monitoring Carbon

Spaceborne Data:Mapping and Monitoring the Carbon Content of Earth’s Forests Laura Duncanson, Assistant Professor University of Maryland; NASA Goddard Space flight Center presents recent NASA laser missions – the ICESat-2 satellite and the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) – and their contributions to mapping global forest biomass, to guide forest management programs and inform climate mitigation plans. Duncanson will show […]

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Search and Rescue Drones to Find Lost Forest Hikers

Search and Rescue drones to use autonomous car tech to find lost forest hikers  Drones are already being used by the emergency services to help locate missing people. But in forests the densely packed trees can interfere with the drones’ GPS connection, making their performance unreliable. In a bid to fix this, a group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute […]

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