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Remap Photo: CNES/ Airbus, Digital Globe, Landsat / Copernius Remap is revolutionizing the way people use remote-sensing for mapmaking purposes

Most aspects of our lives are being reshaped by the huge quantities of digital data, produced and shared. Never before has data availability been so central to the future of biodiversity and human well-being on Earth. The development of high-quality land-cover maps for any location is particularly important for ecosystem monitoring and assessment, and therefore to the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems.  Having empowered people to map how much the ecosystems around them have been changing by eliminating most of the technical challenges of compiling and analysing raw satellite images, REMAP has become a popular tool for environmental monitoring and assessment. Read more...

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