A platform for earth
Arturo Sánchez-Azofeifa, Ph.D.
Centre for Earth Observation Sciences
University of Alberta
Challenges of the 21st Century
to Environmental Research
Our environmental work has global connotations and linkages. Site
base observations can no longer be isolated, but must be linked to
We are now confronting high volumes of new satellite and field data
at multiple temporal and spatial scales.
Development of new wireless sensing technologies allow for
unprecedented monitoring capabilities, without a sufficient
cyberinfrastructure in place.
Need for fast, integrated access to information by earth observation
scientists interested on quantifying large and local landscape changes.