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Thank You ARDC
After two and half years of successful operation, the Africa Regional Data Cube (ARDC) transitions into Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa). A major step in providing access to continental African data.
A cloud-free image of all of Africa produced by combining tens of thousands of satellite image collected throughout an entire year. The new AWS data centre in Cape Town stores millions of images, making these new products possible.
With the opening of Amazon Web Services’s (AWS) Cape Town region, countries across Africa now have access to locally stored analysis-ready satellite data, freely available through the Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) platform.
We’re working to make Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar satellite data available in an analysis-ready format within the Digital Earth Africa platform by the end of 2020.
If you have an interest in Earth observation data and making it more accessible for anyone to use, or you’re just curious to learn more, join us next Tuesday 8 September for Cloud Native Geospatial Outreach Day.
Training program GitHib site
This week we kicked off a six week training program. Week one has provided users with an introduction to the DE Africa platform and how to navigate the DE Africa Sandbox environment.
NaneNane2020, Monday 3 to Saturday 8 August, brought together local and international agriculture stakeholders to exchange expertise and discover trends and developments. The Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) took the opportunity to present how Digital Earth Africa can help tackle…
Ken Mubea profile photo
This month we welcomed Dr. Kenneth Mubea to the Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) Establishment team.
Collect Earth Online tool
Thanks to the support of SERVIR – a joint NASA and USAID initiative – their Collect Earth Online (CEO) tool has removed barriers to operationalizing the Digital Earth Africa validation strategy.
Lake sulunga
Desertification and Drought Day, observed every year on 17 June, is led by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to promote international efforts of combating desertification and drought. Today we join the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Tanzania to share how Earth…
Sentinel-2 of the Betsiboka Estuary
The Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) platform now has operational analysis-ready Earth observation (EO) data over Africa, using free and open images captured by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Sentinel-2 satellites.