On Saturday, October 15, 2017, Hurricane Ophelia strengthened to Category 3 status making it the first recorded eastern hurricane to be this strong.
MapSwipe and its team of digital volunteers utilize the abundance of smart phone technology to gather more information on natural disasters and the impact they have on people, cities, and countries around the world.
Counting the number of lakes in the world until recently was more of a guessing game than an exact science. A recently study published in Geophysical Research Letters used satellite data to remotely sense the number of lakes larger than 0.002 square kilometers. An automated algorithm called GWEM (GeoCoverTM Water […]
The differing effects of one country’s activities as opposed to its neighbors can be so dramatic that the results are visible from space, especially through the lens of a satellite. Listed here are international borders that are visible on satellite imagery. Forestation, agricultural practices, electrical usage at night, and water […]