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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

Dr. Nathan Torbick participates in international NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change meeting

February 1st, 2016
For one week last month, Applied GeoSolution’s own Dr. Torbick attended an international meeting in Myanmar put on by NASA’s Land-Cover/Land-Use Change (LCLUC) program along with other academics, governmental employees, NGO workers, stakeholders, and remote sensing experts from the private sector.  With a quarter

AGS scientists publish working paper with CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security

February 1st, 2016
Applied GeoSolutions specializes in estimating greenhouse gas emissions and estimating land management practices via remote sensing. AGS research scientists recently tied these two specialties together by estimating landscape-level GHG emissions at a set of sites in the Indo-Gengetic Plain. The work was carried out

Job Announcement – Software Developer / Data Scientist

January 14th, 2016
Applied GeoSolutions  is looking for an enthusiastic software developer or data scientist with experience in data analysis and image processing algorithms to build applications using Python and/or C++. The position is salaried and includes benefits. The successful candidate will support a range of natural

AGS’s rice crop modeling featured in NASA Spinoff

January 12th, 2016
Applied GeoSolutions’s work creating the Rice Decision Support System has been profiled in the 2016 issue of the NASA publication Spinoff.  The aim of the Rice DSS is to predict rice yields early in the growing season using satellite data.  This NASA funded project

AGS scientist co-authors new approach to accounting for US forest carbon

December 2nd, 2015
Dr. Stephen Hagen (AGS) is co-author of a new report released by the USDA Forest Service entitled “The US Forest Carbon Accounting Framework: Stocks and Stock Change, 1990-2016.” The report describes the Forest Carbon Accounting Framework (FCAF), an updated and improved approach to accounting

C-AGG and AGS: A natural fit

December 1st, 2015
For a couple of days earlier this month (November 9 and 10), the Coalition on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (C-AGG) met in DC. C-AGG is an impressive group — it brings together multiple stakeholders to engage in an objective, fact-based discussion around voluntary incentives to

SAR Training at Conservation International

November 19th, 2015
Applied Geosolutions has partnered with the Ecosystem Analysis and Geomatics (EAG) team within Conservation International’s (CI’s) Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science and Oceans to develop the EAG team’s capability to map natural capital (in both forest and non-forest habitats) using open source

Job Announcement (CLOSED) – Network Engineer / System Administrator

September 24th, 2015
Applied Geosolutions (AGS) is seeking a network engineer and/or system administrator with experience in supporting both high-throughput/high-performance computing environments and heterogeneous networks. The successful candidate will have experience in system administration; network design, management, and troubleshooting; data storage management; and system security. Click here