CSDMS 2018 annual meeting - Geoprocesses, geohazards

An Introduction to using Google Earth Engine

Doug Edmonds

Indiana University, Bloomington, United States
Samapriya Roy Indiana University, Bloomington United States

In this clinic we will explore how to use the new cloud-based remote sensing platform from Google. Our hands-on clinic will teach you the basics of loading and visualizing data in Earth Engine, sorting through data, and creating different types of composite images. These techniques are a good starting point for more detailed investigations that monitor changes on earth’s surface. Prerequisites:
1) Bring your own laptop.
2) Chrome installed on your system: It will work with Firefox but has issues.
3) An active Google account - Register for an account with Google Earth Engine (

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Of interest for:
  • Cyberinformatics and Numerics Working Group