Detecting Looming Border Conflicts Using Satellites

The United States Institute of Peace blog, The Olive Branch, featured a new grant to the AAAS Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project that will focus on the use of satellite imagery to improve crisis early warning mechanisms.

The United States Institute of Peace blog, The Olive Branch, featured a new grant to the AAAS Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project in a recent article. The AAAS grant, Hostile Territory: Revealing Trends in Cross-Border Conflict Using Satellite Imagery, is an 18-month project designed to analyze cross-border conflicts using satellite imagery and to identify trends for future use of the technology as a means of conflict early-warning prediction and prevention.

Read the article by Viola Gienger at The Olive Branch: Detecting Looming Border Conflicts Using Satellites.