Google Earth Engine 'democratizes' the use of satellital images. It allows to multiply Earth imagery data with less cost: a great tool for developing countries.

"Today a satellital study of forests can be done just the same at the MIT than in Burkina Faso". The Forester of FAO Danilo Mollicone phrase gives an idea of the impact of democratization in the use of remote sensing by satellite. "Right now, anyone with a computer and a minimum training can exploit its potential", says David Thau one responsible for Google Earth Engine, the technology that has allowed this opening. And the possible uses seem almost infinite: control and prevention of deforestation, pests and diseases, illegal fishing...

Go to top

JSN Boot template designed by JoomlaShine.com