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SimonF92

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I have been working heavily on a project for my native Scottish snow. I have been trying to figure out a way to translate that work onto this forum.

In order to make this accessible for everyone, I wrote it in a way that pretty much anyone can use it. Its one thing to have complicated APIs and fetch processes to get sentinel data, but that cuts off a lot of people.



This code will allow to you navigate to an area of interest (say, a glacier) and capture daily images of that place over a specified timeseries by screenshotting sentinel playground. Its Python, which (unlike something like JS) is actually pretty accessible and you should get up and running within a half hour.

In order to capture years worth of data you will need to leave the program running for a considerable length of time (at least an hour per year)



TO GET SENTINEL TIMESERIES RUN THIS IN PYTHON (make your own tweaks depending on location, dates etc):

https://github.com/SimonF92/Scottish_Snow/blob/master/Simple_Fetch_Sentinel_Timeseries.py




There is a lot more going on in that gitrepo than just that script, I made an AI which can detect clouds and filter your images so you only get sunshine images (clouds are a total pain). If you want to talk more about deeper applications please send me a message. Heres a bit of data i generated directly from that repo.
Im working on a satellite-miner to detect changes in small ice-caps/ snow-fields. Send me recommendations to optimise the program with.

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Re: Capture Sentinel Timeseries (Month to Years) without Linux/Command Line
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2020, 12:04:14 AM »
Thanks SimonF92. I'm hoping this will give me a better look at the Nares Strait eventually.