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Explore posts from the Descartes Labs team.

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Descartes Labs

Jan 22, 2020 · 3 min read

The Descartes Labs Platform

Geospatial data and modeling tools in one package At Descartes Labs, we’ve been working at scale for years to solve some of the world’s hardest and most important geospatial AI challenges. Our custom...

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Descartes Labs

Jan 6, 2020 · 4 min read

Geospatial Data’s Next Frontier: Building Operational Forecasts in the Cloud

Creating statistical models of reservoir storage and hydropower generation using the Descartes Labs Platform Written by Julio E. Herrera Estrada, PhD

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Krishna Karra

Nov 28, 2019 · 4 min read

How We Built a Machine Learning Model to Locate and Map Cranberry Bogs for National Geographic

For a fun piece to chew on during the Thanksgiving holiday, National Geographic asked Descartes Labs if we could figure out a way to map every cranberry bog in the United States. We had less than a...

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Clyde Wheeler

Nov 26, 2019 · 4 min read

The Satellites Hunting for Megafires

Descartes Labs has built an operational wildfire detector using satellite imagery which enabled the Los Angeles Times to release the first public report of the Kincade Fire.

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Descartes Labs

Oct 23, 2019 · 4 min read

Scaling Spatial Analysis with The Trust for Public Land

Cities across the northeast regularly experience warmer temperatures than rural areas in this MODIS land surface temperature visualization by Descartes Labs. The Descartes Labs Platform supercharges...

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Descartes Labs

Oct 11, 2019 · 2 min read

Descartes Labs Raises $20 Million to Accelerate Our Mission and Welcomes Phil Fraher as CFO

There’s never a dull moment over here at Descartes Labs. Between hosting the 2030 Governor’s Energy and Environmental Technology Summit with Governor Lujan Grisham, building our new methane...

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Descartes Labs

Oct 1, 2019 · 3 min read

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Descartes Labs

Sep 19, 2019 · 4 min read

Monitoring Methane in Our Home State — A Bold New Plan for New Mexico

Today we’re excited to announce that Descartes Labs will create mapping and modeling capabilities to monitor methane emissions in New Mexico, starting in the Permian Basin. This announcement is not...

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Tim Wallace

Sep 12, 2019 · 4 min read

Sharpening The Focus on Methane Emissions

The European Space Agency’s launch of the Sentinel-5P satellite in October of 2017 ushered in a new era of atmospheric monitoring from space. The instrument provides near-daily global measurements of...

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Descartes Labs

Sep 11, 2019 · 1 min read

Accelerating Research with the Impact Science Program

Descartes Labs applied scientist Dr. Kyle Story demonstrating the programmatic power of the Python API Descartes Labs aims to improve science around the world with free Platform API access for...

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