Tag: satellite imagery

February 15, 2022

Counting seals from space

Volunteer scientists have helped researchers obtain a baseline count of Weddell seals in Antarctica using satellite images. The number of seals they counted is just a fraction of previous estimates,...

August 29, 2018

NASA satellite data paints picture of Southwestern wildlife

When most people think of NASA, they think of its space sciences wing. But researchers recently used satellite imagery as part of NASA’s earth sciences division to learn about the...

January 11, 2018

As climate warms, old-growth forests could give birds refuge

With temperatures expected to rise over the coming decades, some bird species could find it difficult to cope and suffer declines. But researchers in the Pacific Northwest found that old-growth...