Remote Sensing

Supporting habitat conservation with automated change detection in Google Earth Engine

A significant limitation in biodiversity conservation has been the effective implementation of laws and regulations that protect species' habitats from degradation. Flexible, efficient, and effective monitoring and enforcement methods are needed …

Habitat Patrol

Laws and regulations that protect imperiled species and their habitats are often limited by inadequate monitoring and enforcement. We developed Habitat Patrol to help address this critical need. Habitat Patrol is a free, public web application that …

Computer Vision for Renewable Energy

Defenders of Wildlife supports the development of renewable energy sources and works to ensure that this development is done in a manner that does not negatively impact wildlife. We used artificial intelligence technology and satellite data to help …

Upgrading Wildlife Conservation

A presentation to the the Electric Power Research Institute of Defenders of Wildlife's use of remote sensing data and artificial intelligence to guide wildlife-friendly development of renewable energy.