Oct 26 2017

Crowdsourced Satellite Image Analysis

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryCrowdsourced Satellite Image Analysis

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There are many circumstances where the amount of data vastly exceeds the ability to process and analyze it—and computers can only do so much. Enter crowdsourcing. Steve Coast points to Digital Globe’s Tomnod project, which basically crowdsources satellite image analysis. In the case of the current project to  map the presence of Weddell seals on the … Continue reading "Crowdsourced Satellite Image Analysis"

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