Whales viewed from space: Satellite technology can be used to count whales

Scientists have demonstrated how new satellite technology can be used to count whales, and ultimately estimate their population size. Using Very High Resolution satellite imagery, alongside image processing software, they were able to automatically detect and count whales breeding in part of the Golfo Nuevo, Peninsula Valdes in Argentina.

from Space & Time News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1c2AvVK

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