Artificial intelligence to help farmers see cloud-covered fields

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Source: BBC Technology Date: February 28th, 2022 Link: Discussion “the algorithm will open up the six-year archive of cloudy Sentinel-2 imagery to all kinds of new analysis, from mapping trends in drought to tracking the extent of frost and snow cover.” How will this be useful? If you can get six-years of archival data… Read more »

How tiny satellites could transform weather forecasting

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CubeSats are small enough to fit into the spare space around rocket payloads meaning they are a more affordable alternative to conventional satellites. Source: BBC Future Date: September 17th, 2019 Link to video (with 15 second advert lead-in): Discussion The video here is about hand-sized satellites transforming weather forecasting. What else could a network… Read more »