GlobalXplorer is the brainchild of Dr. Sarah Parcak, who describes her work as “space archaeology,” as she spends much of her time closely examining satellite imagery for clues of forgotten civilizations. Parcak won the TED Prize last year for her work, and the $1 million she received went into launching her project, which also partners with National Geographic, satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe, and Sustainable Preservation Initiative (SPI) to form a large coalition that engages both remotely and locally with the
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