Author: Annekatrien

I'm a geogeek with a passion for satellite images. I studied earth observation in university, graduating with a master's degree in 2009. I then worked as a trainee at ESA (aka spacegeek heaven) for a year, and then moved on to develop information services from satellite images at a company in Norway. I now work fulltime as a consultant telling people about GIS and remote sensing.

Extracting information from Sentinel-1

SAR images can see through clouds and in darkness, and are therefore very useful for operational monitoring of our seas. Detecting ships, icebergs, wind patterns, and oil spills…

Downloading Sentinel satellite imagery

Sentinel is the buzzword for a series of Earth observation missions like Sentinel-1 (Land and Ocean monitoring,launched in April 2014), Sentinel-2 (land monitoring, launched in June 2015) and…