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Melissa Hanham

Melissa Hanham

Melissa Hanham is the Deputy Director of Open Nuclear Network at One Earth Future, and also directs its Datayo Project. She is an expert on weapons of mass destruction (WMD), which include nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, and their delivery devices.

Hanham is an expert on open-source intelligence, incorporating satellite and aerial imagery, and other remote sensing data, large data sets, social media, 3D modeling, and GIS mapping. She is particularly focused on the monitoring and verification of international arms control agreements using open-source evidence. Hanham also uses open-source information to study export-control systems and proliferation finance activities.