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Google Earth Engine (Google)

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Programming skills needed: 
Yes
Accessibility: 
Online
Requirements: 
Registration required
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Google Earth Engine brings together the world's satellite imagery — trillions of scientific measurements dating back almost 40 years — and makes it available online with tools for scientists, independent researchers, and nations to mine this massive warehouse of data to detect changes, map trends and quantify differences on the Earth's surface. Applications include: detecting deforestation, classifying land cover, estimating forest biomass and carbon, and mapping the world’s roadless areas.
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2010
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought
Hazard: 
Flood
Hazard: 
Tsunami
Hazard: 
Volcanic Eruption

August 2011

Issue Date: 
Mon, 05/09/2011

In this issue:

 

UN-SPIDER News

Philippine Government Keen on Geo-Hazard Mapping

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippines, signed an agreement to conduct a detailed geo-hazard mapping of thre

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 07/06/2010 - 14:39