Earth Observation (EO) data is the most adaptive tool to monitor remote areas, where sampling onsite can be very difficult or even impossible. An overview of the same region can become available only through satellite information. Such technologies are currently being harnessed by the Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through … [Read more...] about Want to improve your development projects? New satellite technology can help
Cristian Flueraru is a GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist. He received his MSc degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography, with a thesis on `Determination of the Snowcover Extent Using Remote Sensing`. He has participated in the update of the Corine Land Cover in Italy, on the Arno river basin. He has been involved in multiple research projects focused on applied remote sensing such as: urban monitoring service for the World Bank, drought monitoring service in Romania, and forest loss monitoring in Romania, among others.