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Chesapeake Conservancy data scientists taught a new AI tool to map wetlands more accurately

Chesapeake Conservancy is datafying the country’s dirt. The Annapolis nonprofit’s data science team has developed a new artificial intelligence deep learning model for mapping wetlands, with a reported 94% accuracy. This “AI wetlands model” shows hope for what has been decades of challenges for protecting and conserving wetlands, VP for Climate Strategy Susan Minnemeyer told Technical.ly.