PhD student Alejandro Coca-Castro and Researcher/Teaching Fellow Kris Chan attended and presented at the Google Earth Engine (GEE) user conference summit held in Dublin, Ireland (June 12th – 14th, 2018). This blogpost highlights the main context of this three-day technical workshop and describes the key aspects both EOES members’ took from the discussion.
PhD student and King’s EOES member Alejandro Coca-Castro attended Europe’s premier geosciences event, The European Geoscience Union (EGU) General Assembly, which was held in Vienna, Austria (April 8th – 13th, 2018). Alejandro contributed to the EGU’s session: “Information extraction from satellite Earth observations using data-driven methods” with a 12-min presentation of the main progress of the 2nd year of his PhD research at King’s. This blog post summarises the key context of the session as well as describing the main facts of Alejandro’s work related to the application of a novel data-driven algorithm based on deep learning principles for land cover classification.
PhD student and King’s EOES member Alejandro Coca-Castro attended Europe’s premier geosciences event, The European Geoscience Union (EGU) General Assembly, which was held in Vienna, Austria (April 24th – 28th, 2017). The main role of Alejandro’s attendance was to contribute to the EGU’s PICO session: “Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals with the huge Remote Sensing archives” with a 2-min- speed presentation of the preliminary results of the 1st year of his PhD at King’s. This blog post summarises the key context of the session as well as describing the main facts of Alejandro’s presentation.
From 3D films to 3D prints, three-dimensional representations are looking to portray objects or images as close as possible to reality – at least from human perspective. Dr Mathias Disney (University College London) and collaborators are doing just this with forests around the world. Continue reading
This piece is part of a series by the King’s EOES group reporting on the ‘Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring?’ Symposium hosted by ZSL on Friday 29th April 2016.
By Alejandro Coca-Castro
What are the partners from the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON) doing regarding the development of a Global Observing System for Biodiversity? Among their big challenges, the definition of Essential Biodiversity Variables Continue reading
(video source: European Space Agency on Youtube)
After multiple delayed launches (due to an anomaly after a power outage and bad weather), the earth-observing Sentinel-1B satellite was launched successfully last night, 25th April 2016.