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Creating Forest Inventory from High-Resolution Satellite Images

Editor’s Note: The DigitalGlobe 2018 Australia Sustainability Hackathon aimed to address Australia’s most conflicting issues surrounding mining, agriculture and environmental sustainability using machine learning and satellite imagery. This blog post is written by the winning team from the agriculture category. The forestry industry can benefit from multi-spectral, high-resolution satellite imagery in…

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Geoimage uses DigitalGlobe technology to develop a machine learning solution addressing one of Australia’s most significant environmental challenges – the Murray-Darling Basin

Editor’s Note: The DigitalGlobe 2018 Australia Sustainability Hackathon aimed to address Australia’s most conflicting issues surrounding mining, agriculture and environmental sustainability using machine learning and satellite imagery. This blog post is written by the winning team from the environmental sustainability category. The Vast and Complex Murray Darling Basin The Murray-Darling Basin…

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Open Data Response for the California Wildfires

Multiple fires are currently burning in California. The Camp Fire north of Sacramento destroyed the town of Paradise, burning over 7,600 structures, most of them homes. The Camp Fire has burned over 125,000 acres and is approximately 30% contained, according to CAL FIRE. The Woolsey fire, has swept through parts…

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#HackABetterWorld for Refugees

There were 68.5 million individuals in 2017 who were forced to flee their homes due to persecution, war or violence – the largest number of individuals in history. Among these individuals are 25.4 million refugees, over half of which are children. The data for good community in the Bay Area…

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