Open Earth Monitor Cyberinfrastructure Webinar

01 Feb 2024 14:00 - 15:00

Join us for the latest edition of the OEMC Science Webinars!

The Open-Earth-Monitor project is pleased to invite you to the eleventh edition of the Science Webinars, our monthly discussions on topics related to earth observation and environmental monitoring, hosted on the first Thursday of each month.

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Exploring In-Situ Data: Definitions, Sources, and Training Applications

Steffen Fritz is the Program Director of the Strategic Initiatives Program and principal research scholar in the Novel Data Ecosystems for Sustainability (NODES) Research Group of the IIASA Advancing Systems Analysis Program. He is the initiator and driving force behind and several other projects and currently leads the development of the new Picture Pile Platform, which is funded by an ERC Proof of Concept Grant.

About his presentation

In this session, a broad introduction to In-Situ Data and the definitions used will be given. It will provide an overview of authoritative and non-authoritative data sources, the importance of In-Situ Data for training remote sensing deep learning models (showcasing WorldCover and C-GLOPS training data sets, etc.), and other citizen science data (e.g. iNATURALIST etc.). Methods will also be discussed for how in-situ data can be extracted from Mapillay and Streetview.