Python Workshop at GRSG

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Last week I attended the annual GRSG conference (Geological Remote Sensing Group) in London. At the GRSG conference a great deal is crammed into 3 days – talks, papers, networking and workshops. This year I put together a brief workshop on Python for image processing. If you’d like the notebook that I presented you can… Read More »Python Workshop at GRSG

Learn QGIS 3.4 fourth edition

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This summer (2018) I was asked to update the book ‘Learn QGIS for 3.4’. I feel honoured to have updated Anita’s original book, now in its fourth edition. Many thanks to her for the opportunity and for kindly reviewing and offering constructive criticism. What QGIS has come to mean to me I’ve always been keen… Read More »Learn QGIS 3.4 fourth edition

A look at the growth and the polarity of sentiment of Earth Observation and Remote Sensing since 2008, with Python and Pandas

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  About 18 months ago I looked at tweets from Twitter containing the phrases Earth Observation or Remote Sensing. Primarily I did this after the first Future EO event that ESA held. You can have a look at the post here: #FutureEO and twitter data mining With the next future EO event this November I… Read More »A look at the growth and the polarity of sentiment of Earth Observation and Remote Sensing since 2008, with Python and Pandas

Community GBDX Notebooks

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GBDX notebooks are a great way of acessing a vast array of satellite data. You can get yourself a trial account here: https://notebooks.geobigdata.io/ No more downloading satellite imagery, just process it in the cloud. When you think about the sheer volume of satellite data that Digital Globe has and its size to download, processing it… Read More »Community GBDX Notebooks

Earth Observation Q3 2018 review

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Another quarter has flown by. Following on from my Q1 & Q2 reviews earlier this year, it is time to take a look at the main events of Q3. If you missed my Q1 or Q2 review they are available below. Earth Observation Q1 2018 review Earth Observation Q2 2018 review   If you’d like… Read More »Earth Observation Q3 2018 review

Python for Geospatial work flows part 2: Use Jupyter Notebooks

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In part 1 I looked at how to set up a Python 3 environment for use with Geospatial Workflows. If you want to recap take a look here In part 2 we will look at Jupyter Notebooks. Project Jupyter exists to develop open-source software, open-standards, and services for interactive computing across dozens of programming languages.… Read More »Python for Geospatial work flows part 2: Use Jupyter Notebooks

Sentinel-5P and Python

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The data for Sentinel 5P was made available on 11th July 2018. #BreakingSince yesterday #Sentinel5P #opendata is available for downloadWith a resolution of up to 7×3.5 km, it enables detection of air pollution over individual cities.This high spatial resolution is key to locate the origin of pollutants and identifying #pollution hotspots pic.twitter.com/ncoP2ZkCmP — Copernicus EU… Read More »Sentinel-5P and Python

Earth Observation Q2 2018 review

Photo from unsplash.com https://unsplash.com/photos/oxgK2f_rxDc Another quarter has flown by. Following on from my Q1 review earlier this year, it’s time to take a look at the main events of Q2. If you missed my Q1 review it is available below. Earth Observation Q1 2018 review If you’d like an overview of the events in 2017… Read More »Earth Observation Q2 2018 review

Earth Observation Q1 2018 review

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I started writing these reviews a year ago, really to get a feel of the pace of change in Earth Observation / Geospatial today. If you are interested in the major EO related events in 2017, please go to the link below: Q4 2017 Earth Observation Q1 2018 China launched two Superview-1 EO satellites into… Read More »Earth Observation Q1 2018 review