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Category: Remote Sensing

SERVIR releases Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Handbook

SERVIR released the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Handbook which includes the comprehensive methodologies for Forest Monitoring and Biomass Estimation. This handbook contains a collection of state-of-the-art methods and theoretical background to facilitate the use of SAR data for forest monitoring and biomass estimation.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) in SAR, in collaboration with SERVIR, conducted five … CONTINUE READING

Change Detection in Google Earth Engine using Sentinel 1 images

In this tutorial, we will try to perform the change detection using the SAR images from the Sentinel-1 satellite images in the Google Earth Engine. As the SAR images are acquired in different polarisation medium namely VV, HH, VH, and HV, we will focus on dual polarisation medium VV and VH. Also, we will be … CONTINUE READING

Flood Frequency Mapping using JRC Dataset for the Hindu-Kush Himalaya

Dataset used: JRC Monthly Water History v1.0 (1984-2015). The google earth engine id is ‘JRC/GSW1_0/MonthlyHistory’.

The highlight of this dataset is

Band Name Label
water 0 = no data
1 = not water
2 = water

The datasets are available only up to 2015. To learn more about the dataset, please see this Nature, 2016CONTINUE READING

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