Remote sensing for road detection Part 1: First steps
SkyTruth’s team of interns built a machine learning model to detect one of the holy grails of conservation: roads
Road construction often precedes harmful activities like mining, drilling, logging, and poaching. And so detecting new road construction is one of the holy grails of conservation. This blog post describes how SkyTruth interns adapted previous SkyTruth work on oil and gas drilling sites to detecting roads.