Environment & Utilities
Forests, Farmlands and Land Use Management with SpaceKnow’s Solutions
Remote Sensing Technologies are being used to determine the physical properties of land and what it is used for. Deforestation/reforestation, illegal logging, safety of critical infrastructure like power lines and railway lines, and vegetation health are among the many use cases for this technology. Our Chief Scientist, Michal Reinstein, describes SpaceKnow solution in this blog.
Analyzing the Mauritius Oil Spill with SAR Data
In late July, a cargo ship called MV Wakashio ran aground south of Mauritius, causing the biggest ecological disaster ever faced in the Indian Ocean. In this article, we use our proprietary Change Detection algorithms to analyze the crisis from space.
Will air pollution cause human extinction?
“Climate change remains the single greatest threat to the livelihoods, security and wellbeing of the peoples of the Pacific,” according to the Boe Declaration of the 18 countries at the 49th Pacific Islands Forum in September 2018. It’s not only carbon emissions like methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) that disturb the atmosphere and threaten climate change, […]
Increasing ocean vitality vulnerability led SpaceKnow to investigate artificial islands across the globe where the impact of trash has severely affected the ecosystem. We tracked ship activity as well as the progression of urbanization. See how the activity of ships around artificial landfills is tracked and detected by SpaceKnow analytics.
SpaceKnow Examines Droughts using NDVI algorithms over Germany in 2018
The recent droughts have had a severe impact on urban vegetation in the European Union. SpaceKnow recently examined the drought in Germany, revealing changes in vegetative health and yield in cities. SpaceKnow used its Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), a graphical calculator capable of analyzing surface coverage to examine the drought. The NDVI algorithm measures […]