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California: From drought to deluge, preparing for weeks of Katrina-style flooding

Posted by TW on April 21, 2017 i

California has spectacularly emerged from one of its driest periods on record and ended its five-year drought by enduring one of its wettest periods on record. 1,446 more words

Google Earth has transformed into a travel app with a bird's-eye view

Google wants you to use Google Maps to find the way to your destination. Google Earth, which shows satellite views of the globe, is for those with the itch to explore the world. 301 more words

Big Earth Data Documentary

Recently I ran into this wonderful documentary about how scientists are handling the huge amounts of remote sensing and earth science data being collected in the current age. 100 more words

Big Ben Eruption, 2017-02-04

On February 4th, Landsat 8 captured a clear view of the summit of Big Ben volcano, at Heard Island. Heard Island is a very cloudy location, so clear views are uncommon (I don’t have numbers, but would estimate <20%). 862 more words

Heard Island

Descartes Labs opens its geospatial analysis engine to a handful of lucky developers

It’s easy to forget that even with the fanciest of machine learning models, we still need humans in the trenches cleaning input data. Descartes Labs… 507 more words