Digital Earth Africa




Data provided by:Geoscience Australia
Data accessibility:export data, export map, statistical data (e.g. graphs), visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
Link to the data:
File type:GeoTIFF, jpeg, png
Data type:baseline data , elevation , hazard specific data , land use, land cover data , satellite data or aerial image
Hazard:Drought, Subsidence, Flood, Extreme Temperature
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management, Response, Recovery
Space-based information:The Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) Map is a website for map-based access to spatial information. It’s is still being developed by Data61 CSIRO in collaboration with Geoscience Australia. DE Africa is leveraging international Earth Observation (EO) data and science to produce new information and services that benefit African countries. Through translating data into ready-to-use insights, more informed decisions about soil and coastal erosion, agriculture, deforestation, desertification, water quality and changes to human settlements can be made. The data is organized in data-cubes and will be fully available by 2020.
Satellites and Sensors:Landsat 5, Landsat 7, Landsat 8, ALOS (PALSAR)
Spatial coverage:Africa
Temporal coverage:Archive, Near-real time
Content dates:1984 - present
Technical Specifications:
Technical Specifications:Open Data Cubes
Costs:free
Contact:Contact
Tutorials on the use of data:n/a
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:
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