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Science Consumer Goods

Descartes Labs

Nov 8, 2022 · 3 min read

Risk Management: Improve your input costs using Descartes Labs Vegetable Oils package

In summer 2022, the price of the soybean oil contract on CME reached an all-time high, with the Jan-2023 contract almost touching the 80 cts/lb mark. Under such inflationary pressures, input costs from soybean oil and other vegetable oils have almost doubled when compared to 2020. These past months, using the insights and recommendations from the Descartes Labs Vegetable Oils package helped our customers' procurement managers to reduce their input costs under those rapidly changing macroeconomic conditions.

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Science Mining

Descartes Labs

Sep 21, 2022 · 4 min read

Sentinel-1 Technical Series Part 5 | Targeted analysis

This is Part 5 of a technical series focusing on Descartes Labs’ global SAR processing capabilities. SAR provides a valuable remote sensing tool, and this series will dive into detail about how we...

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Science Mining

Descartes Labs

Sep 15, 2022 · 5 min read

SAR Technical Series Part 4 | Sentinel-1 global velocity layer: Using global InSAR at scale

This is Part 4 of a technical series focusing on Descartes Labs’ global SAR processing capabilities. SAR provides a valuable remote sensing tool, and this series will dive into detail about how we...

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Science Mining

Descartes Labs

Sep 8, 2022 · 4 min read

Sentinel-1 Technical Series Part 3 | Global scale InSAR

This is Part 3 of a technical series focusing on Descartes Labs’ global SAR processing capabilities. SAR provides a valuable remote sensing tool, and this series will dive into detail about how we...

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Science Mining

Descartes Labs

Aug 31, 2022 · 7 min read

Sentinel-1 Technical Series Part 2 | SAR Geocoding: Working with SAR and InSAR data in geospatial frameworks

This is Part 2 of a technical series focusing on Descartes Labs’ global SAR processing capabilities. SAR provides a valuable remote sensing tool, and this series will dive into detail about how we...

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Science Mining

Descartes Labs

Aug 25, 2022 · 5 min read

Sentinel-1 Technical Series Part 1 | Burst Mapping: Random Seeks into PB Scale Non Cloud-Optimized Data Archives

Welcome to Part 1 of a technical series focusing on Descartes Labs’ global SAR processing capabilities. SAR provides a valuable remote sensing tool, and this series will dive into detail about how we...

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Science Mining

Descartes Labs

Aug 23, 2022 · 6 min read

Sentinel-1 at Descartes Labs: An Overview

Welcome to the first post in a technical series highlighting the capabilities at Descartes Labs (DL) for processing Sentinel-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery. SAR provides a valuable remote...

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Science Agriculture

Descartes Labs

Jul 21, 2022 · 1 min read

Workshop Highlights: Leveraging Sentinel-1 for Agricultural Insights

Learn how SAR and InSAR data are applied for agricultural use cases.

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Science Agriculture Consumer Goods

Ellen Griesemer & Rose Rustowicz

May 23, 2022 · 3 min read

Unlocking Climate and Sustainability Action with Remote Sensing

Descartes Labs' Applied Scientist Rose Rustowicz shares insights with members of The Sustainability Consortium at TSC Summit 2022

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Science

Kyle Story and Lucas Kruitwagen

May 10, 2022 · 6 min read

How We Mapped the World's Solar Power Plants

A first-of-its-kind global inventory of photovoltaic solar facilities built using satellite imagery and machine learning.

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