Researchers at the University of Turku have a developed a method of modeling tree species distribution in Peruvian lowland Amazonia using satellite imagery and machine learning techniques in order to produce higher resolution habitat suitability maps.
Today marks the latest release of Apple’s mobile operating system which also means the default map app on the iOS devices changes from Google to an Apple version. Google’s Map app was the preloaded mapping app for iPhones and iPads but Apple made the move earlier this year to dump […]
Scientific American profiles the effort by Google’s philanthropic Google Earth Outreach to help the Surui tribe in western Brazil combat illegal logging and mining in the Amazon forest. Google Earth has been working with Chief Almir Surui and the Amazon Conservation Team (a non-profit) to document the illegal logging while […]