Technology for Conservation

Leveraging the best of today’s technologies to enhance and scale conservation programs.

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Northrop Grumman’s Technology for Conservation

Northrop Grumman’s Technology for Conservation (T4C) innovation projects are a unique way to build on the company’s emphasis of environmental sustainability, evolve our partnerships with conservation organizations and provide new opportunities for employees. By combining the expertise of Northrop Grumman engineers with the conservation organizations’ knowledge of Earth’s ecosystems, these projects are able to leverage the best of today’s technologies to enhance and scale conservation programs.

For additional questions and information, please email our T4C organization at T4C@NGC.com.


Project Glacier Watch

Measuring glacier melt via the continuous and accurate collection of sensor data technology.


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Sustainability: HOP Queue imager for coastal water and forest health

Hyperspectral Onboard Processing Queue (HOP Queue)

Utilizing a visible and Short-Wave IR (SWIR) hyperspectral imager (HSI) and onboard processor to determine coastal water and forest health.

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Oyster Monitoring Challenge

Monitoring reef health metrics and environmental conditions to support oyster restoration in the Chesapeake Bay.


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Turtle Tech

Developing sensor data technology for sea turtle conservation on the Florida coastline.

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Environmental Sustainability

We are reducing our environmental footprint and driving towards a more sustainable future.

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From Bears to Birds: Animal Extinction Prevention Supported by Technology

Operation PolarEye

Mapping ice formations across polar bear habitats using an autonomous vehicle with a custom sensor package.

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Cultural SITEs

Using photogrammetry and Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) to create three-dimensional (3D) models of historical sites in New Mexico.