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Podcast: Geospatial Concepts

Podcast episodes focused on overarching conceptions within geospatial

Thermal Imagery From Space

Applications of thermal imaging from space include monitoring wildfires, urban heat islands, economic activity, and the built environment. 
But it’s not easy ūüėȬ†
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Check out the Earth Observation Hub!…

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Hex Tiles

The problem of unification: Spatial data comes in many different sizes, shapes, and formats making it a difficult and time-consuming process to join data for visualization, exploration, and analysis.
Enter the Hex Tile system!

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How To Keep Your Satellite Pointing At Earth

It turns out that satellites are not as passive as you might think, and in the case of earth observation satellites it’s not easy to keep them pointing at earth!
But if you have a map of the stars, a sun tracker, and are able to keep an eye on the eart…

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Bathymetric Lidar and Blue Carbon

This is a story about bathymetric Lidar… and how geo-tagged sharks led to the discovery of a huge nature-based carbon sink in the Bahamas.
More on this case study here:
The Ocean of Things 

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Sentinel Hub

Sentinel Hub makes satellite data easily accessible for you to be browsed or analyzed within your own environment.
Imagine something between The Microsoft Planetry Computer and Google Earth Engine and you are probably thinking about Sentinel Hub!

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Digital twins – not just a buzzword

Digital twins are enabled by cloud infrastructure but are they being driven by data density or the need for more information?¬† What is real-time data and why it’s not a real-time problem? We even manage to weave a robotic dog called spot and a referenc…

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Cloud Native Geospatial

What is cloud-native geospatial? what are the components of a cloud-native environment? where are we now and what does this mean for the future of our industry. 
Chris Holmes
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Mapping Oceans With Sound And Mapping the Sound In The Oceans

This episode covers a lot of ground but look out for these key topics 
The difference between Soundsheds and Soundscapes
Sound is how we see underwater ( acoustic daylight )
The ocean of things
Whales might be the cube satellites of the ocean
We know mor…

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Urban Grammar- Form, Function, Culture and Satellite Imagery

What if we could classify landscapes based on Form and Function? Could we use those classifications to train a model to recognize Form and Function ( Culture ) in satellite imagery?  
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A Voice Interface for Geospatial Data

What if you could ask a voice assistant to perform a geospatial query? and what if there was a way to access your geo data via a screenless device? 
… well now you can!¬†

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