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Predicting fire risk and improving forest fire management with UAV LiDAR

With climate change forest fires are becoming more common, causing ecological and economic loss. A forest fire site was assessed using both high-resolution LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), captured from a drone, and satellite optical imagery to appraise the potential of this approach for the ...

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senseFly drones help monitor Lake Winnipeg ice hazards

senseFly fixed-wing drones have been used to track and monitor the formation of lake ice hazards on Lake Winnipeg by NextGen Environment Research Inc., a Canadian company based in Winnipeg. The project, conducted as part of the Canadian Space Agencies Earth Observation Applications Development ...

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Ghana Chooses Ecometrica Platform For Cocoa Farming Deforestation Initiative

New Agreement Ensures Continuity of Mapping and Monitoring Methods Developed Through Forests 2020 Ghana is stepping up its commitment to help end deforestation due to cocoa farming, by partnering with Ecometrica, the downstream space and sustainability company. The agreement sees ...

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Fighting mosquito-borne disease outbreaks

Combining drone-mapping and AI-powered object detection to localize mosquito breeding spots According to the World Health Organization, mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world. Annually, mosquitoes infect nearly 700 million people all over the world. Mosquito-borne diseases like ...

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