The Carnegie Airborne Observatory

The Carnegie Airborne Observatory
The Carnegie Airborne Observatory

Researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science have developed a pioneering imaging system that uses a suite of airborne sensors to provide detailed, three-dimensional pictures of tropical forests — including the species they contain and the amount of CO2 they store — at astonishing speed. These advances could play a key role in preserving the world’s beleaguered rainforests.

via The Carnegie Airborne Observatory: e360 Gallery.

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