Estimating crowd size in Iran

Iran’s largest street protests in 30 years, following the disputed election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, appear as a sea of people on television with crowd estimates of his opponents and supporters in the hundreds of thousands, possibly millions. Farouk El-Baz, Director of  BU’s Center for Remote Sensing can talk about how more precise estimates are determined.

Contact Farouk El-Baz, 617-353-5081, farouk@bu.edu

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