This Tools Helps You Figure Out Which Satellite Bands to Use for Remote Sensing

Caitlin Dempsey

The USGS developed the Spectral Characteristics Viewer to let users view how different Earth observation satellite instruments can be used for their remote sensing needs.  

Methods for Creating Cloud Free Satellite Imagery: Sentinel 2

Mark Altaweel

Nearly 70% of the globe is covered by clouds at any given time. Several methods have been developed to remove cloud cover from satellite imagery.

Coral Bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef

Elizabeth Borneman

The Great Barrier Reef has undergone two severe bleaching events in successive years. This has been caused by the warming of the oceans due to climate change.

Understanding Ocean Wave Patterns from Satellite Imagery of Sun Glitter

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers have developed a method by which to translate satellite imagery of sun glitter on the water into data about the direction, height and movement of waves.

Acquired on 27 June 2015 at 10:25 UTC (12:25 CEST), just four days after launch, this close-up of France’s southern coast from Nice airport (lower left) to Menton (upper right) is a subset from the first image from the Sentinel-2A satellite. This false colour image was processed including the instrument’s high-resolution infrared spectral channel.

First Satellite Images from Sentinel-2 Delivered

Caitlin Dempsey

Four days after its launch, the first images from Sentinel-2 have been delivered.  Covering an area from central Europe and the ...