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Google Earth Engine: Planetary scale analysis for societal benefit

Google Earth Engine: Planetary scale analysis for societal benefit

March 29, 2019

Google’s Chief Extraterrestrial Observer Noel Gorelick gave a brief talk on Google Earth Engine: Planetary scale analysis for societal benefit. He provided an overview of the Earth Engine platform and how it is being used to address some of society’s biggest challenges, followed by an open discussion.

Earth Engine is a data analysis and visualisation platform built on top of Google’s massive computing infrastructure. Hosting a 25PB catalog of satellite and remote sensing data, Earth Engine helps many thousands of users from around the world measure, monitor and map the environment at a planetary scale.