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TIR mosaic showing an isolated desert spring in the Summer Lake project area. (Courtesy: Oregon DOGAMI).

Thermal Imaging Heats Up the Geospatial World

Thermal Infrared (TIR) remote sensing technology makes existing applications more cost-effective and creates new applications, including for the environment. News footage frequently shows a dramatic scene of a suspect hiding in the shadows on a pitch-black night. Despite the darkness, the subject glows white-hot in the video recorded from a police helicopter’s thermal infrared (TIR)...