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Agriculture: The View From Space

Agriculture: The View From Space

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations published an audio article about using geospatial data, including Landsat, to monitor world agriculture on soundcloud.

How can satellites benefit agriculture? That’s the central question In this week’s episode, in which we take a closer look at how remote sensing — or earth monitoring from space – helps farmers and governments take smarter decisions regarding their agriculture, forestry and fisheries. We’ll hear about a new data partnership between FAO and Google, learn how agriculture experts use satellite data in the field, and how this technology has evolved with the switch from analog to digital.

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