MERIS

Using Drones and Remote Sensing for Mapping and Counting Animals

Mark Altaweel

Remote sensing data from satellite and UAV imagery has been used by researchers in the mapping and observation of wildlife, in particular counting the number of animals in remote locations.

Monitoring Algal Blooms with Remote Sensing

Mark Altaweel

Given the importance of knowing how blooms affect aquatic life, remote sensing techniques using a variety of available imagery have been developed.

Envisat Satellite Malfunctioning

Caitlin Dempsey

Envisat, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) earth observation satellite, has stopped functioning properly.  Communication with the satellite was lost on ...

Tracking Ash Plumes

Caitlin Dempsey

Data pulled from several satellites has been put to use in understanding the behavior of ash plumes from the recent ...