Category Archives: Climate Change

13 Machine Learning Use Cases for Climate Change

Climate change is a serious issue facing the world. The climate changes which are already affecting our planet can be seen in rising sea levels, melting ice caps and glaciers, more severe storms and hurricanes, more droughts, and wildfires increased precipitation in some areas of the world while other regions experience less rainfall. It’s important that we do what we can to reduce climate change risks by reducing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere as well as adapting to climate impacts. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML)/ deep learning (DL), advanced analytics have been widely used for decades across different industries such as finance, healthcare, etc., but their use cases …

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MOSAIKS for creating Climate Change Models

MOSAIKS models comparison with Resnet and pre-trained CNN models

In this post, you will learn about the framework, MOSAIKS (Multi-Task Observation using Satellite Imagery & Kitchen Sinks) which can be used to create machine learning linear regression models for climate change. Here is the list of few prediction use cases which has already been tested with MOSAIKS and found to have high model performance: Forest cover Elevation Population density Nighttime lights Income Road length Housing price Crop yields Poverty mapping What is MOSAIKS? MOSAIKS provides a set of features created from Satellite imagery dataset. We are talking about 90TB of data gathered per day from 700+ satellites. These features can be combined with machine learning algorithms to address global …

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Machine Learning for predicting Ice Shelves Vulnerability

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In this post, you will learn about usage of machine learning for predicting ice shelves vulnerability. Before getting into the details, lets understand what is ice shelves vulnerability and how it is impacting global warming / climate change. What are ice shelves? Ice shelves are permanent floating sheets of ice that connect to a landmass. Most of the world’s ice shelves hug the coast of Antarctica. Ice from enormous ice sheets slowly oozes into the sea through glaciers and ice streams. If the ocean is cold enough, that newly arrived ice doesn’t melt right away. Instead it may float on the surface and grow larger as glacial ice behind it continues to flow into the …

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Top Data Sources for Climate Change Research

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In this post, you will get to learn about top data sources online from where you can learn and get data for doing research on climate change. Vitalflux is committing itself to AI and climate change research for next 15 years. You will get to learn about climate change and how data science / machine learning can be leveraged to tackle climate change in time to come.   Without further ado, lets list down the data sources related to climate change research: United Kingdom’s Met Office Hadley Centre: Researchers at the Met Office Hadley Centre produce and maintain a range of gridded datasets of meteorological variables for use in climate monitoring and climate …

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