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Satellite imagery of Machu Pichu (©DigitalGlobe 2017)

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Archaeological Satellite Data From Space Could Be the Future of Conservation

A new crowd-sourcing project aims to use satellite imagery of archaeological sites to track looting — and to give users hope during times of social upheaval.

Published On 02/01/2017
7:00 AM EST
The "Explore" screen on the GlobalXplorer platform. DigitalGlobe has provided 200,000 square kilometers of satellite imagery of Peru, broken into tiles about the size of a few city blocks (Design by Mondo Robot)