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Show Me the Data: Satellite Observations

With Heard Island being remote and uninhabited, studying it can be a bit difficult. However, as readers of this blog (and my Twitter followers) are aware, one of the ways I have been preparing for the expedition is by keeping an eye on it using various satellites and their remote sensing capabilities. 488 more words

Heard Island

LEO Perspective of River-Effect Snow in North Alabama

The cold air outbreak over the eastern United States had impacts far and wide, including the development of snow showers all the way into northern Alabama.   176 more words


Cyclone Observed by MODIS Air Mass RGB

An image captured this morning by the MODIS Terra instrument shows an impressive cyclone off the eastern coast of the US. The image on the left shows the cyclone in SPoRT’s Air Mass RGB and the image on the right shows the 11.0 µm from Terra (from 8 February 2016 at 1427 UTC). 121 more words


GetMODIS: A tool to download MODIS data in a batched manner

An effective tool to download MODIS data in a batched manner
Author: Zhuotong Nan @njnu (giscn@msn.com)
Date: 1/18/2016

1. Specifiy parameters in the config.ini file upon your needs… 111 more words


How to aggregate daily data into MODIS-like 8 day aggregation pattern?

Several MODIS products come in “8-day” compositions. Suppose we have daily data and we want to aggregate it with this MODIS-like granularity. How can we achieve that? 1,344 more words


The Diwata microsatellite and its potential for conserving Philippine biodiversity.

News about Diwata, the first microsatellite to be launched this year as part of the Philippines’ space programme, has been making the rounds over the internet again the past couple of weeks. 2,060 more words

Earth Observation

A J-STARS paper about MODIS LST interpolation

Yu W, Nan Z*, Wang Z, Chen H, Wu T, Zhao L. An Effective Interpolation Method for MODIS Land Surface Temperature on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 2015, 8(9): 4539-4550. DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2464094.

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