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Andy Dinville

Andy Dinville is an experienced imagery and geospatial analyst with more than 25 years of experience developing applications and capabilities of geospatial intelligence. Mr. Dinville spent 17 years in the commercial remote sensing industry, at Space Imaging and DigitalGlobe and assisted with the development of DigitalGlobe’s Analysis Center that was focused on data fusion to monitor world events and geopolitical issues. Mr. Dinville has supported the broader intelligence community by developing and demonstrating the value of commercial satellite imagery fused with open source information for defense applications. His range of expertise covers military, WMD and armed conflicts as well as agriculture, water resources and other natural resources issues as it relates to political security. Mr. Dinville has been actively monitoring military and political activity in North Korea for nearly 20 years.

Assessing Agricultural Conditions in North Korea: A Satellite Imagery Case Study

Assessing Agricultural Conditions in North Korea: A Satellite Imagery Case Study

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) continues to experience seasonal climate variations, drought conditions that greatly put its food production and supply at risk. Over the past several years, though food production remains generally higher compared to production output in the early 2000s, dry-weather patterns have [...]

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