Vertex Professional Services Ltd. (“Vertex”) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded contributions from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) via the smartEarth initiative to assist in the development of new environmental services in the areas of Earth Observation (EO) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) applied to natural resource development and the oil and gas industry.
Vertex will continue to develop automated spatial and image analysis techniques multispectral and synthetic aperture RADAR (SAR) data and various other spatial data sets including in situ environmental data and spaceborne to:
• Provide innovative EO techniques and tools
• Monitor the long-term success of land reclamation
• Reduce environmental impact including ground disturbance, greenhouse gas emissions, and noise pollution associated with heavy machinery
• Reduce cost and environmental impacts associated with environmental monitoring
smartEarth is the Canadian Space Agency’s renewed funding initiative related to Earth observation applications development. It fosters a smart use of satellite data to develop solutions to key challenges on Earth and in our everyday lives. Funding opportunities are provided through three different tracks: the Accelerator, the Integrator and the Enabler. Learn more about smartEarth: https://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/funding-programs/programs/smartearth/about.asphttps://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/funding-programs/programs/smartearth/about.asp
Since 1962, Vertex has been a leading North American provider of environmental and industrial services. With over 50 years of expertise, Vertex helps clients achieve their development goals through our versatile suite of services. From the initial site selection, consultation, and regulatory approval, through the construction, operation and maintenance phases, to conclusion and environmental cleanup, Vertex offers a diverse range of services throughout the life cycle of our clients’ projects.
Vertex serves clients in the oil and gas, oilsands, petrochemical, renewable energy, utilities, agriculture, forestry, midstream, mining, aggregate and municipal sectors.
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