Monitoring environmental crime from space!

In the Netherlands, a lot of ground-moving actions happen daily, of which some involve contaminated soil.

The National Police Politie Nederland and the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport are tracking down and enforcing environmental crimes but this is a time-consuming and difficult task.

Science [&] Technology, Orbital Eye B.V., Sobolt, and 52impact developed “TerraVisie Space Surveillance” for the Police and ILT. By combining satellite based radar and optical data with Machine Learning algorithms, TerraVisie can determine if soil displacement took place in an area, and if so, provide insight into what happened.

You can read more about it in this article: