It's Always Snowy in North Dakota
Satelytics' algorithms are proven in many environments.
- Problem: Difficult environments sometimes inhibit remote sensing.
- Solution: Satelytics trains its algorithms on a multitude of environments.
- Benefit: Spot risks against any background.
Winter is here. What was barren and brown is now snowy and white on the northern plains where I live. While on a call with a prospective customer in Canada, I was asked about Satelytics’ capabilities and experience operating in snow-covered environments. ‘Tis the season to brush up on Satelytics’ capabilities!
Satelytics’ algorithms utilize the power of the sun reflecting off the earth’s surface to detect and quantify phenomena of interest, uncovering threats to our customers’ business operations. For example, Satelytics provides our oil & gas customers year-round advanced leak detection for hydrocarbons, brine, and methane, in addition to encroachment and land movement detection. In North Dakota, the ability to monitor in winter conditions is important, as snow cover can last months at a time.
Every algorithm our science professionals build is ground-truthed for accuracy. Understanding how solar radiation reflects off specific surfaces — “albedo” in remote sensing terms — plays an important role in creating accurate algorithms. This includes accounting for snow cover, where Satelytics’ scientists bundled up to gather the necessary samples to perfect capabilities for constituents of interest.
Our AI-powered machine learning algorithms compare data against applicable models and what they’ve learned from past projects. Winter monitoring projects benefit from previous work done over similar environments, such as those experienced in our Bakken and Alaska North Slope work. The same concept applies to other environments — deserts, forests, jungles, water, and more.
Satelytics solves industry’s most pressing challenges, meaning we’re not bothered by a bit of snow. What conditions are challenging your organization? Let’s build a solution that works for you, anytime, anywhere.