Hyperspectral

“CAO lasers easily penetrate forest canopies to reveal minute variations in ground elevation associated with soils. Ground elevation map in dense tropical forest of western Amazon.” Words and Image by: Carnegie Airborne Observatory

Hyperspectral imaging technology can be mounted on satellites or drones to provide multifaceted image data for agricultural applications. The implications for Ethiopian natural resource management are huge.

An explanation of hyperspectral imaging technology. Image Credit: Boeing