Salo Blog

Feb 08, 2021

Exploring the Cloud Forest

A new set of cloud computing resources and geospatial analytics systems have dramatically simplified how we work with large ecological datasets.

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Jul 01, 2020

Modern Fire in California

It’s summer and fire season is ramping up in California. But this season is poised to be unlike any other: COVID-19 will likely reshape wildfire response priorities across the state, alter the frequency and locations of ignitions too, and hot, dry, windy weather is forecast to increase fire danger statewide.

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Oct 16, 2019

A foray into large-scale species mapping

Linking ecology and remote sensing is a challenge mostly because the fundamental units of measurement for each field are so different—ecologists measure the distributions, traits & interactions of species, while remote sensing instruments measure the emission, absorption, reflection & interactions of radiation.

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