This guest article by EOS introduces the newly upgraded EOS platform, a set of mutually integrated cloud products for searching, analyzing, storing, and visualizing geospatial data: Landviewer, Processing, Vision, Storage.
Hankui Zhang, from South Dakota State University, has developed a new classification technique that used a large number of images from MODIS, which has 500-meter resolution, and Landsat (30-meter) resolution together.
Satellite data is being used to create Damage Proxy Maps to assess changes in an area as the result of natural disasters like Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and the wildfires that have hit Northern and Southern California.
A new book from Esri Press has been released: Imagery and GIS: Best Practices for Extracting Information from Imagery. The book introduces readers to using remote sensing and imagery and how to use that data with GIS.