November 26, 2020
Science News

NASA Uses Supercomputers and AI to Count Earth’s Trees From Space For the First Time – Good News Network

To get a sense of how much carbon the Earth can store, and how it changes over time, scientists would need to count a bewildering number of trees, and track their growth over time. Incredibly, the folks at NASA are now using supercomputers to do precisely thatvia top-down imaging from space.
Scientists from NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland recently partnered with an international team of researchers to map the trees using high-resolution satellite imagesmore than 1.8 billion trees…

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