Friday, 3 February 2017

Fish + Forest at 2017 ESRI UC

The Fish + Forest project will be presenting our new landmark study "30 yr global surface water change, implications for aquatic diversity" at the 2017 ESRI User Conference!

Monday, 30 January 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Hedjam on his appointment as Assistant Professor!

Congratulations to Dr. Rachid Hedjam on his new appointment as Assistant Professor at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman!  Dr. Hedjam is a postdoctoral fellow at ARSL working on applications of machine learning to remotely sensed data.  He is also part of the Indian Ocean World Centre MCRI Project through the IOW  Human -Environment Interaction Database.  He developed novel methods that can applied to historical document and map analysis as well as change detection algorithms for satellite imagery. We wish him all the best in Oman in his new career!

Friday, 20 January 2017

Aerial 360 panorama of Mer Bleue


Check out our new interactive 360 degree panorama created from photographs acquired with a DJI Inspire 1 over Mer Bleue in June, 2016.

Xingu Expedition Overview Video


Overview of our 2016 Xingu Expedition - Videos show aerial, underwater and terrestrial views of this unique and diverse ecosystem!  Thanks to DJI and the Digtal Globe Foundation for their support.

Imagery Grant to H. Singh from the Digital Globe Foundation

Congratulations to Harangad Singh who received an imagery grant from the Digital Globe Foundation for his honour's thesis work on satellite imagery and UAV photography for agricultural applications!


 

Mapping the Xingu River with DJI!

Check out our Collaboration with DJI to map the diverse ecosystems of the Xingu River in Brazil.  Videos from the expedition and recording from the live broadcasts can be seen at http://sciencelive.geog.mcgill.ca

Winter in Mer Bleue

Aerial photo of the beaver pond at Mer Bleue from December. (Photo: O. Lucanus)