High-Resolution Satellite Observation of Remote Mining Areas Addresses Human Rights and Environmental Protection Issues...The West Papua study shows that high-resolution satellite remote sensing can reveal where mineral extraction without deforestation and good environmental practices may or may not occur and can help to identify surface mineral resources. Dr. Lavers and his research team will look at water and hyperspectral properties to attempt to verify pollution chemical fingerprints.
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