#maptimeDavis: Google Earth Engine

Monday Oct. 9th from 2:00-4:00 in the DSI Classroom (360 Shields Library), join instructors Kate Tiedeman and Jose “Pepe” Ochoa for an introduction to Google Earth Engine!  Google Earth Engine is a cloud computing platform for processing platform to analyze those images. We will go through the platform, language, capabilities of Earth Engine, and then walk through an example using our own data, and finally work through an example script together.

Some knowledge of remote sensing concepts, products (ie. Landsat, MODIS),
and applications. Here is a non-exhaustive list of resources:

Very brief overview:
http://nptel.ac.in/courses/105108077/

More intense overview:
http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/node/9309

Workshop attendees need to do the following:

  1. Bring your own laptop computer to the workshop.
  2. Register for a Google Earth Engine Account at: https://earthengine.google.com/.  Helpful Hints: Try to be signed in to only the google account you want to use. Using your ucdavis.edu account will allow seamless access to your unlimited Google Drive storage for saving products you create in Earth Engine. You will usually get a response within a week, so sign up soon!

Please register for this workshop so the organizers will know how many people to expect.

This workshop is a part of the #maptime Davis workshop series. #maptime Davis is brought to you by the UC Davis Library’s Data Management Program & the UC Davis Center for Spatial Sciences with help from several campus clubs and informal learning groups. Space is generously provided by the Data Science Initiative (DSI). More info: http://data.ucdavis.edu & https://spatial.ucdavis.edu/

Please contact Michele Tobias at mmtobias@ucdavis.edu with questions.

About micheletobias

I lead two lives - one as an artist and the other as a scientist. More and more I'm finding my two worlds colliding, and it's not the disaster you might expect.

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