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Kyle Cavanaugh Lead Scientist for World’s Largest Dynamic Kelp Map Launched  — The Nature Conservancy

Drs. Tom Bell and UCLA’s Kyle Cavanaugh pioneered the approach for measuring kelp forest density using Landsat satellite data, and in 2019, they began a cooperation with The Nature Conservancy in California to develop an online visualization tool to aid in kelp forest mapping and monitoring. The result is the world’s largest dynamic kelp map ever launched. hosts the world’s largest open-source dynamic map of kelp forest canopy.