Spatial Analysis

Retreat of the Helheim Glacier between 2001 and 2005. Images from Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite.Retreat of the Helheim Glacier between 2001 and 2005. Images from Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite.

Creating a Time Series Visualization of Two Decades of Changes in a Glacier

NASA has created a time series visualization of Greenland’s Helheim Glacier using 20 years of data from radar, lasers, and high-resolution cameras.

GIS Industry

The map shows the potential breeding habitats of the black-necked crane. From Han et. al, 2017.The map shows the potential breeding habitats of the black-necked crane. From Han et. al, 2017.

GIS and Machine Learning for Habitat Protection

With gains in computational power and accessibility to off the shelf models, often used in commercial or open source software, applying machine learning techniques with GIS has become far easier for conservation and habitat specialists.