OpenIR receives seed funding by IDEAS Global Challenge
The OpenIR team was awarded an MIT IDEAS Global Challenge Award in May. Further information on OpenIR and other awarded team can be found here: http://globalchallenge.mit.edu/news/view/254
Open Infrared (OpenIR) is a system that democratizes infrared satellite data by making it available in an easy-to-use web-based map format. It supports efforts at ecological sustainability by highlighting environmental features not easily seen through true-color aerial images. OpenIR will be pilot tested in Indonesia, where ecological and economic vulnerability is apparent from frequent seismic activity and limited supporting infrastructure.
You can follow the progress of OpenIR at http://openir.media.mit.edu/