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Spatial Reader - Issue #3


Spatial Reader

July 1 · Issue #3 · View online

Email digest of all things spatial, remote sensing, and GIS

I’ve been putting together lectures on remote sensing for the fourth Coursera GIS course this week, and apparently it means this newsletter is a little focused on remote sensing and satellite imagery. Did you know that the European Space Agency can detect millimeters of subsidence in land, from space, using radar? That’s pretty amazing to think about, not just from an accuracy standpoint, but the idea of space-based radar, which isn’t new, is super interesting. Still, we have a few other things this week, so hopefully you won’t be bored. If you’re in the United States, have a great holiday weekend and be safe! See you next week.

Learn Something New
Esri Training | Python for Everyone
Developing Shiny Applications: Using Leaflet in R - YouTube
Instructional Guide for The ArcGIS Book
The ArcGIS Imagery Book: New View. New Vision.
Penn State EMS Open Educational Resources
GIS Specialization | Coursera
Remote Sensing
Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision / Sentinel-1 / Copernicus / Observing the Earth / Our Activities / ESA
Mapping that sinking feeling / Sentinel-1 / Copernicus / Observing the Earth / Our Activities / ESA
GitHub - sat-utils/sat-download: A python library for downloading Satellite Imagery. Currently supports Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2A.
Accessing Landsat and Sentinel 2 on Amazon Web Services
Data Repositories
Open Data Stack Exchange
Tools and New Things
The PocketLab | Wireless sensor for STEM education and makers.
Google Maps Gets a New, 700-Trillion-Pixel Cloudless Satellite Map - The Atlantic
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