Friday, August 6, 2010

Help Survey Genghis Khan's Lost Tomb - GeoEye Satellite Imagery Featured in Article

National Geographic is offering up an ambitious project you can get involved in at home: surveying the Mongolian region that holds Genghis Khan's tomb. NatGeo's Valley of the Khans project allows armchair archaeologists to sift through commercial satellite imagery of the region—multispectral shots provided by GeoEye's GeoEye-1 and Ikonos satellites—and mark what they think could be ancient roads, rivers, or other anomalies. And that's only one aspect of this high-tech effort. At the University of California in San Diego, researchers are employing a HIPerSpace (Highly Interactive Parallelized Display Space) wall—seen below—to visualize huge expanses of the Mongolian region, scaling into the billions of pixels...

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