Sensing of Soils

Teaching 4-H youth about precision farming using Geospatial Science

4-H Geospatial Science4-H Geospatial Science

Giant Map Gives ‘Foots-on’ Education About NY Geography

4-H Youth stand on NY Giant Map4-H Youth stand on NY Giant Map

Drones can efficiently monitor vineyards and other croplands.

Drone hovering over a vineyard.Drone hovering over a vineyard.
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The Institute for Resource Information Sciences (IRIS) at Cornell University integrates environmental information science and technologies to support education and research. This integration utilizes hardcopy and software copy maps, aerial photography, satellite imagery, and other remotely sensed data to form the database for visual and digital temporal analysis as required for research and outreach applications. These applications range from highly focused and site specific to multi-disciplinary and multi-regional. Every project embraces IRIS’ commitment to education and technology transfer. Learn more