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Google's Earth Engine Data Catalog lets users discover public geospatial datasets.

Find Public GIS Data with Google’s Earth Engine Catalog

Caitlin Dempsey

The Earth Engine Data Catalog lets users search and discover Earth observation public datasets.

A small sparrow clings to a reed.

Alviso Slough in the San Francisco Bay

Caitlin Dempsey

The Alviso Slough in the San Franciso Bay is a restored salt marsh that lies in the path of the Pacific Flyway and is

A map showing moisture levels carried by an atmospheric river over the West Coast including California. High moisture levels are a dark blue-green and low moisture levels are brown.

What is the Outlook for California’s Atmospheric Rivers?

Caitlin Dempsey

During the winter months, atmospheric rivers carry enormous amounts of water to the state of California.

Photo taken from an aircraft looking down at a heart-shaped glacier that is breaking off.

Measuring Greenland’s Ice Loss

Mark Altaweel

More accurate geospatial technologies to measure ice loss in Greenland reveal that current methods are underestimating the extent of ice melt.

PurpleAir provides crowdsourced air quality measurements.

A Review of the State of Crowdsourced Geospatial Data

Caitlin Dempsey

A review in the Journal of Remote Sensing provides an updated look at the benefits and concerns when it comes to collaborative geospatial data collection.