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First Hurricane-Force Low in the East Pacific

From September 20 through September 23, 2014, the Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) was monitoring the development of the season’s first hurricane-force extratropical storm in the East Pacific.   449 more words

MODIS

First Hurricane-Force Low in the East Pacific

From September 20 through September 23, 2014, the Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) was monitoring the development of the season’s first hurricane-force extratropical storm in the East Pacific.   463 more words

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Global Change Impact on Arctic Land Surface Phenology

The impact of climate change was found to be higher at the Arctic compared to any other region on Earth. Though, the scarcity of weather stations at higher latitudes and the difficulty to maintain them have made it difficult to map the patterns of climate variability. 487 more words

Remote Sensing

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. 1,506 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