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Corporate and academic support for our companies' wellbeing

This week, the Hercules Academy is  invited to a Round Table Conference with corporate leaders to talk about the importance of investments in employee wellbeing. 168 more words

Hercules Academy

Mapping snowlines on temperate glaciers: the wonders of optimal thresholding

In this post I describe an interesting glaciological application of Otsu’s optimal thresholding, a method in digital image processing with which we can segment a gray-level image into two or more classes by finding the best threshold level between the two. 1,507 more words

Earth Observation

Bulk downloading and analysing MODIS data in R

Today we are gonna work with bulk downloaded data from MODIS. The MODIS satellites Terra and Aqua have been floating around the earth since the year 2000 and provide a reliable and free-to-obtain source of remote sensing data for ecologists and conservationists. 1,051 more words

GIS

Working with MODIS L1B from scratch. 4. topographic and illumination correction

* originally published in my old blog “Tales of Ice and Stone”, on 2014-03-05

In the last post of this series we will review the necessary steps for performing topographic and illumination correction of the MODIS images. 1,157 more words

Earth Observation

Working with MODIS L1B from scratch. 3. calibration, conversion to radiance at top-of-atmosphere

* originally published in my old blog Tales of Ice and Stone, on 2014-02-20

In the third part of this series we will calibrate the images to convert the pixel values to spectral radiance. 692 more words

Earth Observation

Working with MODIS L1B from scratch. 2. subsetting and reprojecting

* originally published in my old blog Tales of Ice and Stone on 2013-11-15

In the second part of this series, we will see how to extract subsets of the hdf files we downloaded and reproject them. 1,045 more words

Earth Observation