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Earth Engine

Earth Engine
Earth Engine Access Develop, access and run algorithms on the full Earth Engine data archive, all using Google's parallel processing platform. Access to Earth Engine is currently available as a limited release to a small group of partners. If you are interested in developing on the Earth Engine platform, let us know. Google Earth Engine brings together the world's satellite imagery — trillions of scientific measurements dating back almost 40 years — and makes it available online with tools for scientists, independent researchers, and nations to mine this massive warehouse of data to detect changes, map trends and quantify differences on the Earth's surface. Applications include: detecting deforestation, classifying land cover, estimating forest biomass and carbon, and mapping the world’s roadless areas. New! Explore different views into this global timelapse built from global, annual composites of Landsat satellite images. Growth of Las Vegas, Nevada Amazon Deforestation, Brazil

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lapse: Landsat Satellite Images of Climate Change, via Google Earth Engine TIME and Space | By Jeffrey Kluger Editors note:On Nov. 29, 2016, Google released a major update expanding the data from 2012 to 2016. Read about the update here. Spacecraft and telescopes are not built by people interested in what’s going on at home. Rockets fly in one direction: up. Editorial: Visualisation Tools for Understanding Big Data I recently co-wrote an editorial (download the full version here) with Mike Batty (UCL CASA) in which we explored some of the current issues surrounding the visualisation of large urban datasets. We were inspired to write it following the CASA Smart Cities conference and we included a couple of visualisations I have blogged here. Much of the day was devoted to demonstrating the potential of data visualisation to help us better understand our cities.

Amazon hid a full app store in its Android app for six weeks and no one noticed Back on September 9th of this year, Amazon released a big update to its main Android app, which lets you purchase things from your phone. That update added the ability to stream Prime Instant Video content on Android smartphones, albeit with a rather clunky set up process. Amazon was very vocal in touting the new Prime Instant Video features in its press release announcing them, but it didn't mention the fact that you can now download and install Android apps directly from Amazon's main app — no install of the separate Amazon Appstore needed. That little feature has flown under the radar for about six weeks or so, until TechCrunch discovered it earlier today. The current Amazon Android app has a section for Apps & Games from which you can just buy and install any Android app Amazon offers.

Lives on the Line: Life Expectancy and Child Poverty as a Tube Map Maps have always been a powerful way of highlighting London’s social inequalities (Charles Booth‘s and John Snow‘s are the most iconic examples of this) and they continue to show how the richest and poorest Londoners often live side by side. As the BBC’s “The Secret History of Our Streets” has demonstrated, stark inequalities in the wealth and health of Londoners have existed for centuries and, sadly, persist to the present day. A popular way of describing some of the inequalities is to use the analogy that a year in life expectancy is lost for every station eastbound on the Jubilee Line between Westminster and Canning Town. Since first hearing this a few years ago I have wanted to make a map for the rest of the Transport for London network. I have finally done this and you can view the interactive version here and read a more in depth article in the journal Environment and Planning A.

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Interactive Art and Computational Design, Spring 2012 » Eli Rosen – Final Project – Civil War This interactive data visualization allows for self-directed exploration of the battles of the American Civil War. The aim was to facilitate an understanding of the conflict on multiple scales from the entire war to a single battle. The interactive data visualization is live at www.elibrosen.com/civilwar. Here are a few screenshots of the web application: Here is a video of the web application:

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