Salo Sciences, Planet, and Vibrant Planet are announcing a partnership to develop the California Forest Observatory (CFO)—a new platform that will dynamically map forest structure and fuel loads down to the tree level, statewide.
We took to the Sierra Nevada mountains this past week to collect field data on tree mortality across the region as part of our USDA small business innovation grant. We certainly found what we were looking for—
We are proud to announce that Salo has been awarded a Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) grant! This Phase I grant, sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture, will support Salo’s tree mortality mapping efforts. This is the first external funding awarded to Salo.
Global forest loss and climate change are two of the most intractable issues of our time. While they may appear to be separate, they are inextricably linked.