science & innovation

NLT Research Publications and Presentations
NLT’s interdisciplinary team of scientists and technologists are leading highly visible, collaborative consulting projects and peer-reviewed research initiatives advancing the fields we work within to new frontiers. A sampling of some of our team’s published and presented works are provided here.

publications

Article | Journal
Satellite Imaging of Global Urbanicity relates to Brain and Behavior in Young People Nature (Link)

Study | Journal
Macro and Micro Dynamics of Productivity: From Devilish Details to Insights
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Article | Journal
Dispersion in Dispersion: Measuring Establishment-Level Differences in Productivity
Review of Income and Wealth

Article | Journal
Detecting Urban Markets With Satellite Imagery: An application to India
Journal of Urban Economics (2021) (Link)

 

Article | Journal
Productivity Dispersion, Entry and Growth in U.S. Manufacturing Industries
International Productivity Monitor  Link

Article | Journal
Remotely Sensed Derived Land Surface Temperature (LST) as a Proxy for Air Temperature and Thermal Comfort at a Small Geographical Scale
Land (2021)(Link)

Article | Journal
Public Open Spaces Evaluation Using Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA) in Saudi Universities: The Case of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Sustainability (2021) (Link)

Article | Blog
Building More Resilient Cities Using Geospatial Data
Online Blog (2021) Link)

Article | Journal
Special Issue Guest Editor “Remote Sensing Measurements for Monitoring Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Remote Sensing (2021)
(Link)

Study | Report
Can Medium-Resolution Satellite Imagery Measure Economic Activity at Small Geographies? Evidence from Landsat in Vietnam The World Bank Economic Review (2021) (Link)

Article | Journal
Special Issue Guest Editor ” Remote Sensing of Night-Time Light Remote Sensing (2021) Link)

Article | Magazine
Why Do Addresses Matter and Why Are They So Difficult?
GIM International (2021) Link)

Article | Magazine
Getting Ready for Disaster Events with Remote Sensing
GIM International (2020) Link)

Article | Blog
Nighttime Lights are Revolutionizing the Way we Understand COVID-19 and our World The World Bank Group (2020) Link)

Article | Magazine
Big Data, Rising Tides: How Advances in Free Remote Sensing Technology Can Help Cities to Prepare for Climate Change
GIM International (2020) Link)

Article | Magazine
Big Data, Rising Tides: How Advances in Free Remote Sensing Technology Can Help Cities to Prepare for Climate Change
GIM International (2020) Link)

Article | Magazine
Shedding Light on Earth: How Nighttime Lights are Revolutionizing the Way we See the World
GIM International (2020) Link)

Article | Magazine
COVID-19 Sparks New Online Geospatial Health Information Visualizations
GIM International (2020) Link)

Article | Journal
Assessing OpenStreetMap Completeness for Management of Natural Disaster by means of Remote Sensing: A Case Study of Three Small Island States (Haiti, Dominica and St. Lucia) Remote Sensing (2020) Link)

Article | Magazine
The Role of Spatial Data and Technologies towards Building Smart Nations
GIM International (2020) Link)

Article | Journal
Utilizing Remotely Sensed Observations to Estimate the Urban Heat Island Effect at a Local Scale: Case Study of a University Campus Land (2020) Link)

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Mixing satellite imagery to define urban markets: An application to India
Journal of Urban Economics (2019 Link)

Article | Magazine
Security Awareness Training as a Service
The Silicon Review (2019) (Link)

Study | Report
Wider Economic Benefits of Transport Corridors : Evidence from International Development Organizations
The World Bank Economic Review (2019) Link)

Article | Magazine
Standardizing Remote Sensing Data Collection at FEMA
GIM International (2019) (Link)

Article | Blog
Identifying Gaps in OpenStreetMap Coverage Through Machine Learning
Towards Data Science (2019) (Link)

Article | Blog
Editorial of Geospatial Data for Research on Economic Development
Development Engineering (2019) (Link)

Chapter| Book
Measuring Productivity Dispersion
The Oxford Handbook of Productivity Analysis (2018) Link)

Article | Journal
Innovation, Productivity Growth and Productivity Dispersion
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) (2018) (Link)

Article | Blog
Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities: Insights from Ho Chi Minh City’s Spatial Development
The World Bank Group (2018) (Link)

Article | Blog
Innovations in Satellite Measurements for Development
The World Bank Group (2018) (Link)

Article | Journal
Detecting Urban Markets with Satellite Imagery: An Application to India
NBER Working Paper (2018) (Link)

Article | Journal
Firm-Level Dispersion in Productivity: Is the Devil in the Details? American Economic Review (2016) (Link)

Article | Journal
Forecasting Aggregate Productivity using Information from Firm-Level Data Review of Economics and Statistics(2014) (Link)

Article | Magazine
Geospatial Data Integration Challenges and Considerations
Sensors and Systems (2013) (Link)

Chapter | Report
Providing Key Insights When Disaster Strikes: OnTheMap for Emergency Management
Center for Economic Studies (2013) (Link)

Presentations

Video | Conference
Project Building Serverless Geospatial Applications for the Enterprise, FOSS4G 2021 (Link)

Video | Conference
Project Management for Emergency Management
Innovation Summit for Preparedness & Resilience (InSPIRE) (2021) (Link)

Video | Webinar
At Home and Abroad: StoryMaps as a Tool Urban Resilience Planning (2021)(Link)

Video | Webinar
NLT Data Science Team Tech Talk (2021) Link

Video | Webinar
Using Hashicorp Packer to Automate Virtual Machine Builds (2021) (Link)

Video | Webinar
How Esri is Supporting Mission-Driven Organizations Around the World (2021) (Link)

Video | Webinar
Addressing Data Management: The Foundation for Efficient Governance and Civic Identity (2021) (Link)

Video | Webinar
Automating Cloud Security with Open Policy Agent (2020)(Link)

Video | Conference
Geospatial Data for Development
Geo4Dev Symposium & Workshop (2020)(Link)

Video | Webinar
Serverless Computing for GIS in the Browser (2020)(Link)

Video | Webinar
NLT’s Latest Open Source Projects (2020)(Link)

Video | Webinar
Choosing
an Infrastructure-as-Code Tool (2020) (Link)

Video | Webinar
Automate Cloud Compliance For HIPPA (2020) (Link)

Video | Conference
NLT Team Presenting Managed Service Offering and Everything-as-Code (EaC) Approach at MapBox GovSummit 2019 Link)

Video | Conference
Search and Rescue Operations During Disasters
Measuring Development (2019) Link)

Video | Conference
Free Satellite Data for Stronger City Resilience FOSS4G Bucharest (2019) Link)

Video | Conference
The Global Sensing Inversion Geo4Dev Symposium & Workshop (2019) Link)