Making sense of satellite data, an open source workflow

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  • Robert Simmon

Article, a 5-minute read. Published in April 2018.

‘There’s more, and better, satellite data around than ever before. In fact, there are so many sources of satellite data that it can be confusing and frustrating to navigate through them. So many that geographer Harel Dan even created a spreadsheet to keep track. On top of that, data access and data processing can remain opaque, time-consuming, and expensive.

I’m here to (hopefully) help, with a few links to sample datasets, examples of opening an manipulating imagery in QGIS, then exporting the data to GIMP for further processing’.