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New radar satellite imagery tracks agricultural land use intensity at landscape scales

Ruth Howison comments on recent article, Quantifying landscape-level land-use intensity patterns through radar-based remote sensing.

Sentinel 1 radar imagery strongly predicts agricultural land use intensity across whole landscapes at the resolution of individual fields. 537 more words

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Satellite Technology and IUU Fishing

We end the year with this timely blog post from Beatriz Ortega-Gallego. Our contributor has a lifelong curiosity about all things nautical, and a passion for the ocean that led her to complete a degree in Environmental Sciences. 1,225 more words

Illegal Fishing

Where the Wild Birds Are

When the wind blows off the Atlantic Coast, it does more than just carry the marine birds that speckle the skies; it also provides a potential energy source to power communities across the East Coast. 188 more words

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Tiny Satellites

A good rocket launch site has a few important characteristics. An unpopulated patch of land near an ocean is preferable, so no one gets showered with wayward bits of flaming metal. 395 more words