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Global Xplorer

Main Project Information
Goal Find archaeological sites, looting, and encroachment
Task Review satellite imagery
Where Online only

GlobalXplorer° is an online platform that uses the power of the crowd to analyze the incredible wealth of satellite images currently available to archaeologists. Launched by 2016 TED Prize winner and National Geographic Fellow, Dr. Sarah Parcak, as her “wish for the world,” GlobalXplorer° aims to bring the wonder of archaeological discovery to all, and to help us better understand our connection to the past.

How to Join
Social Media
Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Other
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time indoors
Type of Activity Exclusively online, At school, At home
Training Materials
Tags culture, girl scouts, peru, satellite
Project Updated 05/23/2018