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Radiant Earth Foundation releases benchmark land cover training data for Africa

28 Jul - 15:14 SAST

Information from Radiant Earth Foundation

Radiant Earth Foundation has released “LandCoverNet,” a human-labelled global land cover classification training dataset. This release contains data across Africa, which accounts for ~1/5 of the global dataset. Available for download on Radiant MLHub, the open geospatial library, LandCoverNet will enable accurate and regular land cover mapping for timely insights into natural and anthropogenic impacts on the Earth.

Global land cover maps derived from Earth observations are not new, but the influx of open-access high spatial...

Radiant Earth Foundation has released “LandCoverNet,” a human-labelled global land cover classification training dataset. This release contains data across Africa, which accounts for ~1/5 of the global dataset.

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Data AcquisitionFeatureTop Story

How mine surveyors created self-service data for every user on one of Africa’s largest coal mines

18 Mar - 16:28 SAST
When Thys Smith, Exxaro’s survey manager on Grootegeluk coal mine, realised that 60% of his work day comprised serving information request about geospatial data, he tasked draughtsman Beyers du Randt to start work on...
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FeatureAnalytics

Aiding healthy bee populations with advanced analytics, machine learning and mapping

20 May - 14:55 SAST
With the number of bee colonies drastically declining around the world, SAS is using technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and visual analytics to help maintain and support healthy bee...
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Lessons learned from regional temporal land cover mapping

16 Jul - 17:27 SAST
Land use and land cover change is a leading driver of habitat loss and ecosystem degradation, and it is therefore essential that accurate, consistent time series land cover maps are developed to identify and...
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Aug 16

SGEM Conferences on Earth & Geo Sciences 2020

August 16 - August 25
Int – Paradise Blue Congress Center

The 20th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference and Expo SGEM2020 brings together scientists, educators and practitioners, representing research and educational institutions, companies, governmental agencies and consulting organisations from all over the world to exchange ideas,

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Aug 19

Ask me anything webinar: High resolution data for Planet SkySat

August 19 2:00 pm - August 19 2:30 pm
Online

Planet is hosting a live “Ask Me Anything” webinar on high-resolution products and rapid revisit, the first such webinar since the company launched its new 50 cm resolution imagery earlier this year. Answering your

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Aug 20

Digital Twin: Technology transformation in mining

August 20 1:00 am - August 20 4:00 am
Online

Hosted by the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG), the webinar will focus on how the digital twin can be used in mining to build a safer, more technologically advanced future for our industry. Safety is

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