An article in XPress Press, via Applied Analysis Inc. describes how Satellite Imagery Analysis was used to determine water quality levels after the Tsunami that hit Sri Lanka and India. Applied Analysis Inc., an American company, used satellite imagery analysis processes originally designed for military use, to determine the clarity of the water. Applied Analysis Inc. used the IKONOS imagery software for their analysis, and believes that the technology they used will be able to better identify other problems with water supplies in the near future.
- Can be used on multiple types of problems/issues.
- Continually upgraded technology.
- Has relatively clear data that is visible.
- None noted.