Interpretation keys, also called photo interpretation keys, offer a powerful tool to create consensus, documentation, and institutional knowledge. Interpretation keys are used by teams around the world in order to successfully collect data in CEO.
Being able to view multiple sources of imagery is helpful for data collectors when they are analyzing landscapes. Institutional administrators should set up diverse imagery sources in order to support data collectors.
The Collect Earth Online (CEO) team is pleased to share that the manuscript Collect Earth: An online tool for systematic reference data collection in land cover and use applications has won multiple prestigious awards.
A new USAID-funded study used Collect Earth Online (CEO) to devise a novel solution to the thorny problem of estimating the area devoted to specific crops, as well as the area of forest loss. The research should help improve estimates of carbon storage and loss in developing countries.