Date Added: May 2011
AMOS, The Archive of Many Outdoor Scenes, has been a major project at Washington University. The project focus has been collecting images from webcams all over the world. Images have been logged from thousands of webcams for over 5 years. The large datasets created by AMOS are useful for a wide variety of problems in surveillance or environmental imaging - at Washington University this includes data sets used to improve background subtraction algorithms, and automated tools for estimating, for example, when trees become green in the spring. The caveat for quality analysis to be produced is that the camera positions remain static. Ideally, these webcams would remain in a fixed static position providing datasets of images in perfect alignment.