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Observing the impact of urbanization : Heat islands and heat loss

Heat islands and heat loss in Montpellier

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Optical satellites are particularly well suited to observing the evolution of urban expansion. LTU algorithms detect areas of heat or heat loss by diverting them without supervised learning, and evaluate their evolution between two determined moments.

Summer heat islands

earthchange benefits

Change detection using satellite imagery is a very useful technique for the environment, as it provides accurate, up-to-date information on the evolution of the earth’s surface, which can help in decision-making and environmental management planning, and even warm of unwanted developments.

Winter thermal leaks

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