During this turbulent month, the Earth observation community put their skills and resources towards supporting the emergency response to COVID-19. Experts also continued to push EO advancements, including releasing a new STAC intake driver, soil moisture prediction deep learning model, and image labeler platform.
The public release of open datasets in response to the Australian wildfires and Taal volcanic eruption, the retirement of the Rapideye Planet constellation, and the announcements of STAC v0.9.0 and a new Capella SAR constellation all made for a busy and exciting first month of the year in the EO market. Read more below.
New open access to Earth observation (EO) data announced by Japan and China, EO satellite launches, data applications to monitor the environment, and a SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog library launch are all in the news in November. Read the highlights below.
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