CropSar lets satellites look through the clouds

Clouds have so far been a major handicap for crop monitoring via satellite images.

Clouds have so far been a major handicap for crop monitoring via satellite images. But that’s now a thing of the past, thanks to CropSar. This technique, which was developed in Belgium, makes it possible to look through clouds.’This fulfils a long-cherished wish of the sector to be able to monitor potato crops from space throughout the growing season’, says Jürgen Decloedt of the Flemish Institute for Technological Development VITO.

Jaap Delleman
(Photo: © ESA-ATG Medialab)

 

 

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