We are pleased to announce that the results of a study using AI technology to investigate the amount of CO2 absorption by blue carbon in natural kelp fishing grounds off the coast of Erimo Town, in cooperation with the Laboratory of Media Dynamics of the Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, was accepted for publication in Remote Sensing (MDPI).

research summary
  • Title: Algal bed region segmentation based on ViT-Adapter using aerial images for estimating CO2 absorption capacity
  • Authors: Guang Li, Ren Togo, Keisuke Maeda, Akinori Sako, Isao Yamauchi, Tetsuya Hayakawa, Shigeyuki Nakamae, Takahiro Ogawa, Miki Haseyama
  • Published in: Remote Sensing (MDPI)


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