Last week, I was doing some testing using the Python API interface for sentinel-1 toolbox with Snappy and the SNAP desktop to see the time taken by each of them. The workflow for processing the data is described here. The results were astonishing. Each and every steps were significantly slower, especially the co-registration process … CONTINUE READING
NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) is the data distribution system facilitated with NASA’s Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs). Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) is one of the DAAC providing various data sources to the public for free. We will use the ASF website (as of 28th October 2019) to download the 12.5 … CONTINUE READING
In this tutorial, we are going to perform the mosaicing of two adjacent Sentinel-1 scenes using Snappy, the Python interface for SNAP.
If you haven’t, follow along this tutorial to see how you can setup the development environment for SNAP in your machine. To overview, the basic steps that we cover in this tutorial are:… CONTINUE READING
The back-end on SNAP has been written in Java. But good news to Python enthusiast, they provide Python interface to Java API. It’s through their module called Snappy. In my previous tutorial, I showed you how you can install snappy in your machine and get geared up for the development work. And before we … CONTINUE READING
In this tutorial, we will learn how we can set up a development environment for Snappy. Snappy is the python interface for accessing the JAVA API of SNAP. SNAP can be used to process the Sentinel series of sensors. I prefer to have a separate environment for the Snappy so I can keep it clean … CONTINUE READING
In this tutorial, I will walk through some of the basic steps needed to process the Sentinel-1 SAR data using SNAP. For this tutorial, I am using SNAP version 7.0. You can check the version of the SNAP from Help -> About SNAP…
- If you do not have already, go ahead and download the SNAP
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
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