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Launching on Sunday June 14th,2020: Introduction to Remote Sensing - Online Course and Live Workshop

Fun fact - did you know that some of the first non-military applications of remote sensing were in clean technology ? The Landsat program was started in the 1970s and the data were first used to map land cover, identify crops and other natural resources. Today, of course, we have satellites,...

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Startups, Funding and Disruption In The Wastewater Sector

Today, we’ll conclude our series on data science in the wastewater sector with a look at the market size and some of the startups that are disrupting the sector. The global market for wastewater treatment was $48 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow to $65 billion by 2023, an annualized...

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How Do Wastewater, Origami, Covid-19 and Remote Sensing Fit Together?

When you hear the words “remote sensing”, what do you think about? Drones taking pictures of streets? Spy satellites? The chances are that if you’re in the clean technology field, you’re thinking about land use and land cover, mapping crop productivity, estimating water accessibility, monitoring...

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Launch Announcement: Our hands-on, virtual workshop series begins Sunday

Did you ever want to use data science to solve problems in energy, agriculture, climate, water, forestry, environmental remediation and other clean technology sectors? And wasn’t quite sure where to start or how to adapt existing algorithms for these sectors? We are launching a series of...

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Spatial and Temporal, Small and Big: Using wastewater data to monitor the spread of Covid-19

Have you been monitoring the news about Covid-19 obsessively? And wondering when the economy will open and if it’s safe to go out and resume normal activities? If you have, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about how testing people to detect the presence of the virus, tracing the spread through...

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Clean Tech and Data Science Trends In The Age of Covid: Part III

So far, we’ve been looking at the trends in the clean technology and data science sector during the pandemic in terms of companies’ requirements, startup activity and acceleration of existing trends in automation, robotics and artificial intelligence. Today, we’ll wrap up our series with a look...

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Clean Tech and Data Science Trends In The Age of Covid: Part II

Last time, we looked at how Covid and the restrictions due to the pandemic are impacting the clean tech sector and accelerating existing trends in automation, robotics and artificial intelligence.Today, let’s take a look at how the pandemic is impacting startups and funding. For a long time, VC...

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Clean Tech and Data Science Trends In The Age of Covid: Part I

As Covid-19 sweeps around the world, we’re beginning to see the economic impacts from shutting down the economy in different countries. We’ve seen recessions and slowdowns before, most recently in 2008 and 2001, but this one feels different in several ways. First, the cause of the downturn is not...

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Helping Clean Technology Professionals and Data Scientists Work Together in a Remote World

As the Covid-19 pandemic heats up, many of us are now sitting in our homes because of quarantine and enforced social distance and isolation curfews from local governments. If you’re like me, you’re probably talking to colleagues through Zoom, trying to make meetings work online, missing in-person...

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Hiring In Clean Technology and Data Science

Have you looked at our jobs portal recently? Or explored openings and roles at the intersection of clean technology and data science? Something strange has been happening over the last quarter - something that we really haven’t seen for the last couple of years. Many positions in large companies...

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