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Job Announcement-IT Infrastructure Manager

April 13th, 2017
Applied GeoSolutions (AGS) is seeking an IT Infrastructure Manager.  This person will oversee provisioning and maintenance of hardware & network infrastructure, documentation of maintenance & security practices, disaster recovery planning & execution, daily IT operations, management of vendor relations, and provide technical solutions to

Applied GeoSolutions begins Forest Disturbance Phase II

December 19th, 2016
Federal environmental agencies, NGOs, and industry have an increasing need for a more rapid method to quantify forest structure and map forest disturbances. In September, Applied GeoSolutions began a two yearlong second phase of a project funded by the US Department of Agriculture Small

OpTIS Indian Pilot Project Completed

December 6th, 2016
Applied GeoSolutions recently completed a state-wide demonstration of the Operational Tillage Information System (OpTIS): a system that primarily relies on satellite observations to map winter cover crops, crop residue cover dynamics and tillage systems over large agricultural regions. The AGS team, led by Stephen

Applied GeoSolutions contributes to GEOGLAM Crop Monitor

November 29th, 2016
The Group on Earth Observation Global Agricultural Monitoring Initiative (GEOGLAM) was established to strengthen agricultural information and food security. GEOGLAM improves upon current monitoring programs at national, regional and global levels by using transparent and robust data from Space Agencies, coordinated standards, and local

Beth Ziniti Joins AGS Team

October 17th, 2016
We are pleased to announce that on Monday, August 29, Beth Ziniti joined Applied GeoSolutions as a full time employee. Ms. Ziniti recently received her PhD in Statistics from the University of New Hampshire and successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Computation efficient specifications of

Applied Geosolutions’ Hagen and Ledoux travelled to Ghana

October 3rd, 2016
In mid-July, Applied Geosolutions’ Steve Hagen and Lindsay Ledoux travelled to Kumasi, Ghana. In Ghana, forests are being converted to other land covers such as cocoa, oil palm and rubber plantations. This environmental degradation is causing both social and economic impacts in Ghana. AGS

AGS Scientists present at European Symposium in Prague

July 6th, 2016
Dr. William Salas and Dr. Nathan Torbick, of Applied GeoSolutions, presented work at the 2016 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium held in Prague, Czech Republic at the Prague Congress Centre from May 9-13. The event gathers Earth Observation experts to present and discuss

Dr. Nathan Torbick participated in the annual Association of American Geographers Meeting

June 10th, 2016
The Association of American Geographers (AAG) held their annual meeting March 29-April 2, 2016 in San Francisco at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The AAG annual meeting welcomes anyone with an interest in geography and related subject matter including students, scholars, and researchers.

Plantation mapping paper published in Remote Sensing

March 15th, 2016
AGS scientists Lindsay Ledoux, Dr. Nathan Torbick, and Dr. William Salas have had their paper “Regional Mapping of Plantation Extent Using Multisensor Imagery” published in Remote Sensing.  The multisensor approach they used to map plantations performed well in two different areas – Tanintharyi, Myanmar,

Job Announcement-SAR Research Scientist

February 24th, 2016
Applied GeoSolutions (AGS) is looking for an enthusiastic radar scientist with expertise in microwave radar remote sensing. The position is salaried and includes benefits. You will work with an array of spaceborne platforms including PALSAR, Sentinel, Radarsat, TerraSAR-X as well as have opportunities to