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Eye in the Sky: Satellites & Sustainability

Jan 07 20208m listen time

Overview

How are satellites being used to support in sustainability, climate change and disaster relief efforts? Jonathan Hung, President of the Singapore Space and Technology Association, explains how “eye-in-the-sky” imagery now plays a vital role in this field, and how organisations such as the United Nations and World Bank rely on satellite data to support the efficiency of rescue operations.

Gain Actionable Insights Into:

  • The many opportunities and challenges of using satellite data in this way
  • How before-and-after images inform first responders and rescue operations in tsunami and earthquake zones
  • How scientists can monitor global warming factors such as melting icebergs via use of satellites

Hosted by Pippa Woodhead

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