As Ethiopian dam fills, tensions rise

Ursa is monitoring reservoirs in Ethiopia and Sudan impacted by the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a mega-project on the Nile’s main tributary with wide-ranging consequences. We are measuring these reservoirs using satellite radar imagery, similar to previous work we’ve done monitoring Iraq’s water crisis. Fluctuations in size are normal, as a result […]

Sensor Showdown Highlights: Part 1

Project Geospatial and Ursa organized the 2020 Sensor Showdown, a number of live-streamed panels featuring experts in space, technology, data analytics, and more, as part of the Geospatial Frontier Virtual Technology Fair. In this blog series, we’ll cover all the panels, highlighting a few at a time. Keep reading to learn more and click the […]