Learn how satellite remote sensing can be useful in environmental monitoring and how to use Google Earth Engine for environmental mapping.
How to get the best workshop experience:
Watch our online video and work through the material at your own pace using our interactive online workshop booklet:
All interactive tasks with links can also be found in the column on the right for your reference.
02:31 min – Please take 1min to complete our pre-workshop survey: https://forms.office.com/r/PiCbw2kHz5
06:48 min – Activity: Why has there been a change in Sargassum from 2011 onwards?
14:22 min – Activity: What’s an example of an environmental change occurring in your geographic region?
15:08 min – Activity: Can you think of any other monitoring techniques to monitor your local environment?
15:33 min – Activity: Can you think of other remote sensing platforms?
16:35 min – Activity: What band is sargassum most distinguishable in?
17:35 min – Activity: Which is a good wavelength to distinguish between soil and vegetation?
18:02 min – Activity: Which is a good wavelength to distinguish between algal water and clear water?
19:04 min – Activity: Calculate the NDVI for healthy and unhealthy vegetation and fill in the table.
19:32 min – Take a few minutes to familiarise yourself with our workshop booklet (WB): https://sway.office.com/jJRWnQD6tDH4Mno2?ref=Link
19:35 min – Activity: Watch the following video to learn about Google Earth Engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnCf9Gjz720
25:02 min – Activity: Follow Section 1 in your workshop booklet.
25:59 min – Activity: Follow Section 2 in your workshop booklet.
27:15 min – Activity: Follow Section 3 in your workshop booklet.
30:14 min – Please take 1 min to fill in our post-workshop survey: shorturl.at/jkJKM