Remote Sensing

This page lists selected publicly available archival remote sensing data. ### Questions [questions:remote-sensing] ## Activities [activities:remote-sensing] **** United States Geological Survey (USGS) AmericaView - a national collectivity of State View Consortia academic institutions, governmental agencies and NGO's that share archival geospatial data. Contact information for individual State View organizations follow: LouisianaView Website Member Institution University of Louisiana at Lafayette Name Brent Yantis Email Phone 337-482-0670 AlabamaView Website Member Institution Auburn University Name Luke J Marzen Email Phone 334-844-3462 MississippiView Website None Member Institution University of Mississippi Name Greg Easson Email Phone 662-915-5995 608-263-3126 MinnesotaView Website Member Institution University of Minnesota Name Marvin Bauer Email Phone 612-624-3703 MichiganView Website Member Institution MTRI, Michigan Tech University, Ann Arbor, MI Name Nancy French Email Phone 734-913-6840 OhioView Website Member Institution Bowling Green State University Name Anita Simic Email Phone 419-372-4035 West VirginiaView Website Member Institution West Virginia University Name Tim Warner Email Phone 304-293-4725 ColoradoView Website Member Institution Colorado State University Name Wei Gao Email Phone 970-491-3600 IndianaView Website Member Institution Purdue University Name Larry Biehl Email Phone 765-494-3529 U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (USGS): After signing up for an account, one can have access to the Landsat data archive , as well as GloVis Next and EarthExplorer EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY (ESA): After signing up for a free account, one can obtain access to download data from Sentinel-1 and Sentinel -2 for user-defined areas of interest. [11:55] IN THE EVENT OF AN INTERNATIONALLY DECLARED DISASTER, THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER OF SPACE AND MAJOR DISASTERS CAN BE INVOKED, WHICH THEN ENABLES THE FREE DISTRIBUTION OF REMOTE SENSING DATA, FROM MULTIPLE COUNTRIES' SPACE AGENCIES AS WELL AS FROM PRIVATE SECTOR FIRMS TO FACILITATE DISASTER RESPONSE: [11:58] International Charter Space and Major Disasters: UNITED NATIONS-SPIDER OFFICE FOR OUTER SPACE AFFAIRS ...

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gilbert "The following articles may be useful in deploying VIIRS data for disaster damage impact: Chris Justice (NASA Goddard) et al. link to the full arti..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Wow, this sounds promising. Can you upload a screenshot of what that kind of map data looks like? " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Just wanted to note that @cfastie's been working on the #skypod -- which may fit your needs! " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cpegus "GIS and Icebergs - Hi Ned, I am a PhD student doing my research work on remote sensing of icebergs-- I am not sure if you will get this message but..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
warren "Not to take credit for these answers, but I saw a couple great responses (one from @gretchengehrke, ) from this thread on which you originally aske..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "I couldn't follow the arguments in that paper, so I don't know whether their modified NDVI formula is valid. They know the spectral sensitivity of ..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
ianrhiggins "I just started experimenting with my own NDVI camera rig and your posts/plugin are great. I have a question about the NDVI formula for a single ca..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
patcoyle "Thanks Ned. I haven't used the tool lately, so haven't run into the problem. Appreciate all your work on this great capability. " | Read more » about 8 years ago
Yemhi "THAT WAS A VERY GOOD ILLUSTRATION @nedhorning......KEEP IT UP MAN " | Read more » over 8 years ago
nedhorning "Hi raynerfdiez, Predicting the sun's elevation for a particular time and day is possible but you would probably want to find a software library th..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
raynerfdiez "Hello @nedhorning, thanks so much for this useful information. Apart of determine the Landsat overpass time I also need to predict the sun elevatio..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
ygzstc "I just found this: Not sure if it works great or not but can be tested, I guess :-) " | Read more » almost 9 years ago
mathew "This is a great idea! I'm wondering if a combo of a cellphone app and a solid frame-mounted cellphone case might not work too-- although I wouldn't..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
eustatic "great idea! i have one of these which costs $25 but it's great for phones on bikes..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
jholmes5 "It would be nice to have a scale. At the Open Hours last week they did say it was hard to get absolute temperatures without some sort of calibratio..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
jholmes5 "It seems like the red is cooler, since the beaches and shallow water of Jamaica Bay are that lighter yellow color, and they should be warm spots. ..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
nicholas "Yes I should have documented my work a bit better. I basically followed the tutorial and then kept moving the zoom around and playing with the set..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
nedhorning "I'm not sure what would cause that red spot. There isn't a legend or an image date so I'm assuming that the red spot is cooler than the surrounding..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
liz "@nedhorning , @donblair did you see this? " | Read more » over 9 years ago
liz "This is great Ned, thank you so much for explaining this process. " | Read more » over 10 years ago