Tag Archives: Earth observation

Hot cities: an analysis of the Urban Heat Island of Rome using MODIS data and Google Earth Engine

Hot cities: an analysis of the Urban Heat Island of Rome using MODIS data and Google Earth Engine Very soon web and TV news will be flooded with suggestions on how to cope with heat waves which will inevitably strike Italy in the summer months. Such heat waves deal a hard blow not only to […]

Terrain displacements after the central Italy earthquakes as measured by Sentinel-1 satellite

Terrain displacements after the central Italy earthquakes as measured by Sentinel-1 satellite The strong earthquakes which have struck Center Italy on the 26th (epicenter near Visso, magnitude 5,9 Richter) and the 30th of October 2016 (near Norcia, magnitude 6.5) have produced major dislocation on a wide extent. An accurate way to measure such displacements is […]

Gokturk / Prisma Image Simulator

Göktürk: Data simulator for space-­borne multi­spectral sensor Project reference period: 2013 on goingFounded by: Turkish National Security Regulations, as eGEOS’s supply. Technologies The simulator front­end relies on Javascript (OpenLayers), Xquery and ExtJS. The back­end uses modules and services written in Python (together with GDAL libraries and Pyramid framework) and interacts with a geographical extended database management system […]