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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Biggest private funder of Amazon conservation teams with Google and scientists to develop earth monitoring platform

Biggest private funder of Amazon conservation teams with Google and scientists to develop earth monitoring platform

Date : 18th December 2009, Source : Mongabay



The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the largest private funder of Amazon rainforest conservation, is playing an unheralded but integral role in the development of the Earth Engine platform, a system that combines the computing power of Google with advanced monitoring and analysis technologies developed by leading environmental scientists. The platform, which was officially unveiled at climate talks in in Copenhagen, promises to enable near real-time monitoring of the world's forests and carbon at high resolution at selected sites before COP-16 in Mexico.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1218-moore_solorzano_google.html





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