Summer Conference Events
Hands-on. Ever relied upon an online source, only later to find it deleted or changed? Ever wanted to travel back in time? This class will cover the next best thing: web archives. We'll look at getting the most out of resources like the Wayback Machine -- what they're good for, and what they're not.
Hands-on This talk will build participants' knowledge of the available sources of satellite imagery, what their respective strengths are and how to use them effectively. - Review of different sources: Planet, Sentinel-2, LandSat-7 and Maxar — we set out the main options in more detail in a recent Substack post.
In August 2020, a plane travelling from Siberia to Moscow made an emergency landing. One of its passengers, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, was deathly ill. Taken to a local Siberian hospital and eventually evacuated to Berlin, doctors there confirmed that he had been poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent implicated in attacks on other opponents of the Russian government.