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NLT Holds First Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

New Light Technologies held its first annual conference in Washington, D.C. Team members were able to gather together for the first time after more than two years working remotely from around the country due to the pandemic. The two day conference included corporate strategy sharing, presentations from project teams, hangouts, co-working opportunities, and a visit […]

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NLT Partners With 3ie to Lead Workshop on using Geospatial Data for Impact Evaluation Using Remote Sensing Technology and Satellite Imagery

NLT’s Chief Scientist and Senior Consultant Ran Goldblatt worked in partnership with International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) to lead a workshop on remote sensing and satellite imagery. Working with ten researchers from the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), the workshops focused on using geospatial data for impact evaluation from remote sensing technology. […]

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NLT & Planet Deliver Satellite Imagery to Power Rapid Disaster Response at FEMA

New Light Technologies (NLT) and Planet, a leading provider of near-daily high-resolution data and insights about Earth, recently announced a collaboration to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) imagery to support enhanced situational awareness for effective disaster response. Emergency managers require up-to-date information throughout the lifecycle of an incident on the conditions of impacted […]

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NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt Named Among Top Climate Change Execs to Watch

NLT is honored to have Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt recognized by WashingtonExec as one of the Top 10 Climate Change Execs to Watch in 2022! WashingtonExec highlights industry executives dedicated to and focused on creating solutions to help combat the climate crisis, building sustainable infrastructures, making geospatial data more accessible, and applying their environmental science […]

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NLT’S CHIEF SCIENTIST AND COLLEAGUES PUBLISH NOVEL RESEARCH IN NATURE HUMAN ENVIRONMENT MAGAZINE: GLOBAL URBANICITY, BRAIN AND BEHAVIOUR.

NLT’s Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt, Ph.D., and his colleagues, including several other world-class researchers, have gone thru the long and arduous process of peer-review on their project “Global urbanicity is associated with brain and behavior in young people”, which was recently published in Nature Human Behaviour. This research, which started while Dr. Goldblatt was doing […]

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MPDI Special Issue “Remote Sensing Measurements for Monitoring Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”

Opportunity for researchers to submit a novel study to the Special Issue that NLT’s Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt is editing with Nick Jones (World Bank Group), Nicholas Clinton (Google) and Trevor Monroe (World Bank Group) in Remote Sensing MDPI journal. The purpose of this Special Issue is to stimulate progress in remote sensing research into measuring the SDGs and monitoring the progress of […]

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NLT Presents on Serverless Architectures at FOSS4G Buenos Aries 2021

NLT was honored to present at the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Buenos Aries Online conference. Organized by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), FOSS4G is a large international conference that brings together developers, users, decision-makers, and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields for six days of workshops, presentations, […]

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NLT Wins 5 Year Support Contract with the Center for Domestic Preparedness

NLT was awarded a 5-year contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s)  Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) to develop and integrate advanced web-based mapping and geospatial technologies to support the center’s training courses. The CDP prepares state and local emergency response personnel to respond to all hazards, including terrorist attacks using weapons of mass destruction, […]

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NLT Sponsors & Presents Latest Innovations at URISA GIS-Pro 2021 in Baltimore, MD

NLT was honored to sponsor and participate in the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association’s (URISA) GIS-Pro 2021 conference in Baltimore MD. URISA is a nonprofit association that provides education, training, and advocacy for geospatial challenges and issues, and essential resources for GIS professionals throughout their careers. NLT team members presented, moderated sessions, and conducted […]

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