remote sensing

GIS and Map Contests Roundup

Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline.

December 7, 2019

There are Four Trillion Measurements in this Global Sea Surface Temperature Dataset

Researchers have compiled an enormous global dataset with over four trillion satellite-based measurements of sea surface temperature.

December 5, 2019

Mapping Plant Stress With Remote Sensing

NASA researchers are able to map out plant stress using a remote sensing from ECOsystems Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on…

December 1, 2019

Mapping the Subsea Forests of the Mediterranean

Inge van den Meiracker writes about her research internship in Greece where she modeled and mapped the seagrass distribution in…

November 30, 2019

Using Geospatial Analysis to Map the Optimal Places for Tropical Rainforest Restoration

Using peer-reviewed GIS datasets and remote sensing data, 88% of the needed restoration effort could focus on just six countries…

August 25, 2019

Free Open Access Book: Google Earth Engine Applications

A recently published book features research on using Google Earth Engine to access and analyze GIS Data.

August 22, 2019

EO College Offers Free Course About Remote Sensing

EO College, a platform for accessing MOOC (massive open online courses) about remote sensing along with other related materials was…

August 21, 2019

What the Rise of Small Satellites Means for Geospatial Data

Small scale satellites are changing how we can acquire our data as geospatial analysts.

August 15, 2019

New Map Shows How Fast Ice is Leaving Antarctica

Researchers used synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) data to look at how the ice is moving and shifting on Antarctica.

August 11, 2019

How Google Earth Engine Has Changed Access to Remote Sensing Data

Google Earth Engine has enabled thousands of scientists to have access to remote sensing data and to integrate them without…

August 1, 2019