Quantified decision-making for a changing planet

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Technology-enhanced conservation

Better data means better decision-making. We help organizations target where to deploy resources for optimal conservation outcomes with accessible, frequent monitoring to evaluate programs with ease and confidence. We harness technological advancements in remote sensing, computer science, and machine learning to provide planning and monitoring services. Our web-based applications lower the transaction costs for you to achieve greater impact.

Our Work

Land Conservation

Land Conservation

Healthy ecosystems and communities rely on the protection and stewardship of natural areas. We work with land trusts and conservation organizations to provide cutting edge technology for efficient, effective land management. Easily survey the most remote, expansive properties and detect changes in landscape conditions with our Property Monitoring™ product. Learn more

Agriculture

Agriculture

Organizations across the supply chain are working to make agriculture more sustainable and productive. Our agricultural assessments services help companies and conservation organizations easily detect field-level management practices, prioritize possible interventions, and quantify sustainability improvements. Reach out to learn more about our agricultural assessments and planning capabilities. Get in touch

Wetlands

Wetlands

Healthy wetlands provide critical ecosystem services and protect our coastal communities from flood impacts. We work with conservation organizations to provide efficient monitoring of dynamic wetland conditions to inform habitat quality and resilience. Assess changes in habitat quality, and efficiently evaluate restoration project outcomes with our Wetland Monitoring™ product. Learn more

Streamflow

Streamflow

The amount and timing of water flows are directly linked to water quality and wildlife habitat. Our innovative streamflow forecasting services leverage large-scale data processing and machine learning to provide future volume and timing predictions. We work to empower water allocation decision-making for the benefit of wildlife and watershed health. Reach out to learn more about our streamflow monitoring capabilities. Get in touch

Why Us?

Choosing Upstream Tech means you get access to a comprehensive service to streamline your workflow, saving you time and money so that you can maximize your conservation impact. Backed by a mission-driven team of experts in natural resource management, software engineering, statistics, and design, we enable you to collect and generate meaning from data at an unprecedented scale using machine learning technology. Read more about our approach here.

Machine learning is the magic behind our services. Advances in artificial intelligence have led to rapid improvements in computers’ ability to recognize patterns. With new satellite data analyzed as it becomes available, we can automate your most time-consuming workflows.

Partners

Environmental defense fund
national forest foundation
quantified ventures
the nature conservancy
the freshwater trust
casis