Aerial and satellite images can also be used to monitor and analyze areas that would be prone to having houses damaged during forest fires.
This data can be used to determine high priority areas for emergency response. Since many forest fires require the assistance of outside organizations, aerial imagery can be the best way to familiarize new firefighters and first responders to the geography and layout of the area.
Environmental engineers can use the imagery to monitor beach erosion over time or to monitor development near a habitat.
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