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Sundarban, Bangladesh >> captured by Sentinel-2A (processed with Sentinelhub)

Download Sentinel-2 L2A products

Dear Remote Sensers!

As ESA announced on May 2nd (so definitely no Aprils Fool) there will (finally!) be L2A products available for download on the Open Access Hub:

The data access has been opened as of 2 May 2017, while products with sensing date from 28 March 2017 onwards will be

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contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA

First Sentinel-2B images available

Hey remote sensing enthusiasts!
It’s been about one week since the start of the second Sentinel-2 satellite. ESA anncounced today very proudly that Sentinel-2B already delivered it’s first images starting somewhere over the baltic sea, going over eastern europe and ending in Lybia. Here a snapshot from the coast of

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Austria SRTM

Download SRTM for an entire country

Happy new year 2017!

It’s January 1st and I made the new years resolution to post more this year. ūüôā So here is a short tutorial on how to download SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission) 90m resolution data (3 arc seconds) for an entire country using the {raster} and {rgeos}

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Cloud-masking Sentinel-2

Hey there!
Sentinel-2 is a relatively new satellite and cloud masking still is a big issue with this sensor. There are many ways on how to get cloud free images of Sentinel-2A (hopefully 2B soon as well). Here is an overview on possible technologies you can use, as well as

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Happy Birthday GIS-Blog.com !

Dear GIS-Blog.com Followers!
It’s January once again and GIS-Blog.com is celebrating its second birthday!
We would like to thank you for all your visits, views, clicks and comments and we are looking forward to the year 2017 which will bring the following new features:

  • Sentinel-2 Gallery with processed Sentinel-2 scenes: We

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Raster Info Tool based on Shiny R

Dear GIS enthusiasts!

As you already know, R is my favourite tool to work with spatial (raster) data. In some situations however, I am forced to move to a GIS desktop softwarer (à la QGIS) to get some basic information on my raster file. Since switching inbetween two softwares is annoying

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