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Category Archives: 8-band Imagery

WorldView-3 and Space Archaeology

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For archaeologists, an ever-changing physical and political landscape poses challenges to identifying, assessing and preserving ancient sites. It’s a race against the clock given shrinking budgets, climate change and human intervention. Recently, however, satellite imagery has taken on an important role in the discovery process with not only the help of high resolution imagery itself [...]

High-Resolution Satellites Help Monitor and Respond to Fires in Southeast Asia

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By Josh Winer, Sales Manager at DigitalGlobe; Nigel Sizer, Global Director of World Resource Institute’s Forests Program; James Anderson, Forests Communications Officer at World Resource Institute One of the most devastating threats to the environment, economy, and human health in Indonesia comes in the form of fire. Forest and bush fires, often associated with agricultural [...]

DigitalGlobe Launches Crowdsourcing Campaign to Help Save Hawaii’s Native Forests

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In partnership with The Nature Conservancy, DigitalGlobe today activated its Tomnod crowdsourcing platform to help preserve Hawaii’s remaining native forests, the areas that remain mostly untouched by civilization. Invasive weeds, such as the Australian Tree Fern and African Tulip Tree, are aggressively spreading throughout Hawaii’s high-elevation rainforests. In fact, invasive species have contributed to the [...]