The Power of the Big Picture: Planet Showcase Highlights ASU Projects Using Satellite Imagery
A partnership with Planet, a commercial satellite company, is providing access to satellite imagery and terabytes of data to enable ASU faculty and students to pursue ventures that seek to solve environmental and engineering challenges. The recent Planet Showcase highlighted some of these projects. Fulton Schools civil, environmental and sustainable engineering graduate student Zhaocheng Wang is mapping flash flood hazard areas to help protect a rural desert region in Arizona that regularly experiences threatening floods. Hannah Kerner, a Fulton Schools assistant professor in the School of Computing and Artificial Intelligence, is using her skills in machine learning to help a NASA Harvest agricultural and food security initiative.