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July Public Lecture Flyer, 2022

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Mapping the World from Satellites — Helping us understand Global Food & Water Security in the 21st Century

by USGS Research Geographer Prasad Thenkabail

  • Global food and water security challenges are real in a changing climate & ballooning populations and further exasperated by pandemics & wars.
  • How did the World feed itself in the past? How will it feed itself in the future?
  • Earth Observing (EO) satellites are ideal platforms to observe and study the Planet over time and space.
  • Planet-scale big-data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing are leveraged to answer critical questions on World’s food & water security.

July 28, 2022 at 6:00 PM (PT)


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