The MapScaping Podcast - GIS, Geospatial, Remote Sensing, earth observation and digital geography

Counting Animals Using Satellite imagery

April 28, 2021

Satellite imagery has been successfully used to detect and count a number of wildlife species in open landscapes and seascapes where target animals have a strong contrast with their environment. Tom McHugh, CEO, and Founder of The Icon Group has been working on a way for using earth observation to carry a livestock inventory in an agricultural setting.


Tom McHugh

The Icon Group


Using very‐high‐resolution satellite imagery and deep learning to detect and count African elephants in heterogeneous landscapes


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