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End-to-End Google Earth Engine (Online)

Dec 05 - 13 | 03:00 PM (IST)
Online Event

Event Information

Spatial Thoughts is offering an end-to-end course for participants who wish to learn and master Google Earth Engine. 

This will be a live online class in at a APAC and EMEA-friendly time. We will have 4 sessions of 4-hours each over 2 weekends. Participants are expected to attend all 4 sessions to complete the course.

Saturday, 5 December: 3pm-7pm IST (4 hours) - Check Local time

Sunday, 6 December: 3pm-7pm IST (4 hours)  - Check Local time

Saturday, 12 December: 3pm -7pm IST (4 hours) - Check Local time

Sunday, 13 December: 3pm - 7pm IST (4 hours) - Check Local time

Prerequisite: Basic Understanding of Remote Sensing Concepts. No programming knowledge is required.

Course Outline:

This course takes a hybrid-learning approach with a mix of live instructor-led sessions followed by recorded videos for additional practice.

Course Pre-work (Self-study, 2-hours)

Session 1: Earth Engine Basics (Live Session, 4-hours)

  • Introduction to the Code Editor
  • Fundamentals of Javascript programming
  • Working with Image Collections
  • Creating Mosaics and Composites
  • Working with Feature Collections
  • Import/Export

Session 2: Earth Engine Intermediate (Live Session, 4-hours)

  • Map/Reduce Programming Concepts
  • Calculating Indices
  • Cloud Masking
  • Calculating Area and Statistics
  • Time-series Charts

Session 3: Supervised Classification (Live Session, 4-hours)

  • Introduction to Supervised Classification
  • Classifying images
  • Accuracy Assessment
  • Hyperparameter Tuning
  • Change Detection

Session 4: Earth Engine Advanced (Live Session, 4 hours)

  • Client vs. Server
  • Scaling your analysis and overcoming common errors
  • Building User Interfaces in Earth Engine
  • Publishing your first Earth Engine App
  • Using the Google Earth Engine Python API

Post-Course Assignment: End-to-End Applications (Self-study, 6 hours)

Participants will be provided Step-by-step video-based walkthrough of implementing the following analysis using Earth Engine. Participants can continue their learning journey by implementing these projects for their region of interest after the class.

  • Drought Monitoring: Calculating Rainfall Deviation from the 30-year mean using CHIRPS Gridded Rainfall Data (Video, 2-hours)
  • Flood Mapping: Rapid mapping of a flood using Sentinel-1 SAR Data (Video, 2-hours)
  • Extracting Time-Series: Extracting a 10-year NDVI time-series over multiple polygons using MODIS data. 

About the Instructor:

Ujaval Gandhi is the founder of Spatial Thoughts. He has 15+ years of industry experience and is a world-renowned GIS expert. He previously worked at Google and led the Google Earth Outreach team in India, training over 1000 researchers, scientists, and engineers to use Google Earth Engine.

See the full profile at https://spatialthoughts.com/about


  • Participants will use their own laptop/
  • The workshop will be conducted over Zoom. Meeting id and password will be shared by email 1 day before the event.

Refund policy:

  • 50% of the ticket amount will be refunded if canceled 15-days before the training.
  • No refunds if you cancel within 15-days of the training date.
  • In the unlikely event of the training getting canceled or moved to a different date, the participants will be provided a 100% refund.

Student discounts and scholarships available. See eligibility criteria and application process.


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