Earth Observation

2020 in 3mins

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Alastair and I reviewed the year on the #scenefromabove podcast, you can listen to it below. Jump to the 12minute mark if you want to listen instead. This is my attempt at capturing 2020 in 3minutes. Start your clocks! Here comes 2020, (a Shapefile is more than one file). Earth Observation 2.0, the Analytical Earth… Read More »2020 in 3mins

Training data and Satellite data

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I don’t think I have come across a GitHub repo any code while looking for more resources to add for awesome-eo-code that is related to evaluating training data for Satellite imagery. I have often wondered how someone new to the industry could make their mark. In a sector that has focused a great deal of… Read More »Training data and Satellite data

awesome-earthobservation-code

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During lockdown in April and May 2020, the #scenefromabove podcast held a series of lunchtime networking chats with people all over the world. Alastair wrote about them here. We weren’t sure how they were going to go, but they introduced some really interesting ideas and themes. Two really stayed with me. From our first chat… Read More »awesome-earthobservation-code

Earth Observation Q1 2020 review

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This is the firstly EO quarterly news of 2020. I try and use these posts to record what happen in the general sphere of Earth Observation / Geospatial across each quarter. If you want a more regular news please check out the #scenefromabove podcast which gets a new episode approximately once every 3 weeks. If… Read More »Earth Observation Q1 2020 review

Using Cloud Optimized Geotiff part 1

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The Cloud Optimized Geotiff (COG). Is it helping you to stop unnecessarily downloading data? It should. One of the biggest Earth Observation ‘things’ in 2019 was that USGS is delivering Landsat 8 as COGs (that have a SpatioTemoral Asset Catalog – STAC as well) But old practices die hard and sometimes, despite the knowledge of… Read More »Using Cloud Optimized Geotiff part 1

Natural Capital and Earth Observation

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I spent a large chunk of 2019 working on a project looking at measuring Natural Capital using Earth Observation. I thought I would share some thoughts on this interesting topic. First off, a definition: Natural capital can be defined as the world’s stocks of natural assets which include geology, soil, air, water and all living… Read More »Natural Capital and Earth Observation

Earth Observation Q3 2019 review

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  Another quarter has flown by. So welcome to EO news Q3 2019! If you are interested in the major EO related events in Q1 and Q2 2019, please visit the links below: Earth Observation Q1 2019 review   Q3 2019 Launches Have small sats reached maturity? Analysis | Are smallsats entering the maturity stage?… Read More »Earth Observation Q3 2019 review

Earth Observation Q2 2019 review

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I started writing these reviews two years 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 Q1 2019 please visit the link below: Earth Observation Q1 2019 review Q2 2019 Launches Asia continues to be a… Read More »Earth Observation Q2 2019 review

Sentinel-5P and xarray

I’ve written about Sentinel-5P several times in the past. You can check these posts out below: Why is Sentinel-5P important? Sentinel-5P and Python The Sentinel-5P and Python post is an outline on how to read in a Sentinel-5P netcdf file and plot it. The notebook (code) is available here. I wanted to expand on this… Read More »Sentinel-5P and xarray

Earth Observation Q1 2019 review

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I started writing these reviews two years 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 and 2018, please go to the links below: Earth Observation Q4 2018 review and Q4 2017 Earth Observation Q1… Read More »Earth Observation Q1 2019 review