Satellite imagery to assist in monitoring illegal mining activities

February 4, 2016

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Monitoring abandoned mines and illegal mining activities using satellite imagery is now possible, says remediation services provider and subsidiary of the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action, Crosstech director Hansjörg Eberle. Crosstech, as part of the Swiss consortium that also includes software company Sarmap, with co-financing from the European Space Agency (ESA), is aiming to demonstrate how this can be done through an applied research project.

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