Sentinel2

Sentinel 2 level 2a data from AWS

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There are a variety of ways to download Sentinel 2 data, for example here, here or here. One of the easiest ways, and it seems to at least to me the fastest, is through AWS. You can go straight to the bucket, or search and explore for data through one of the eight recommended featured… Read More »Sentinel 2 level 2a data from AWS

Identifying buildings on medium resolution Satellite data using Monteverdi software

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This is the final part in a series on using Planet’s Open California dataset. I’ve summarised it all here. Detailed mapping of building footprints is fast becoming one of the key challenges/uses for very high spatial resolution Earth Observation data today. Being able to accurately acquire these footprints remotely and at speed is where the… Read More »Identifying buildings on medium resolution Satellite data using Monteverdi software

Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization (CLAHE) with Sentinel 2a

This week I have been thinking about image stretching. I want to start with a quote taken from the concluding remarks of Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing. Image Processing can never increase the information provided in the original image data, but the use of appropriate image processing can improve visualisation, comprehension and analysis… Read More »Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization (CLAHE) with Sentinel 2a