Current methods for locating new sources of uranium are time-consuming and expensive, often requiring governments and mining companies to fly planes over large swaths of lands in remote areas.

With the wide variety of Earth observation data now easily accessible, allowing us to detect more and more from space at a low cost, and the recent increases  in computers’ processing power, which made it possible to sort through the large amounts of data necessary for analysis in a short time, satellites have become an extremely attractive way to help detect features in remote areas.

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