The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium (NSSC) and the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) are hosting a joint workshop on the Application of Open Source Tools for Nuclear Nonproliferation Research. The workshop will feature hands-on tutorials on the procurement and use of commercially available satellite imagery, 3D modeling tools, and Google Earth for nuclear security and nonproliferation applications.
The course agenda and slides are available here.
Registration is now closed.
Instructors: Jeffrey Lewis & Melissa Hanham, MIIS
- Gather OSINT data from commercial and governmental imagery sources, social media, wikis, photo blogs, news stories, etc.
- Acquire commercial/governmental satellite imagery
- Identify some basic nuclear and missile related equipment, processes, and infrastructures
- Map and model nuclear and missile related equipment and facilities
- Bryan Lee and Margarita Zolotova, “New Media Solutions in Nonproliferation and Arms Control: Opportunities and Challenges,” James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, 2013.
- Catherine Dill and Jeffrey Lewis, “Suspect Defense Facility in Myanmar,” 9 May 2014, www.nonproliferation.org.
- Jeffrey Lewis, Melissa Hanham, Amber Lee, “Where North Korea Assembled Its Chinese Transporter-Erector-Launchers,” 38 North, 3 February 2014, http://38north.org.
- Tamara Patton, “Combining Satellite Imagery and 3D Drawing Tools for Nonproliferation Analysis: A Case Study of Pakistan’s Khushab Plutonium Production Reactors,” Science & Global Security, October 2012, 20:2-3, 117-140.