CEOS Development Environment

New CEOS-ARD Product Family Specifications

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Two new CEOS Analysis Ready Data (CEOS-ARD) Product Family Specifications (PFS) have recently been endorsed: Nighttime Lights Surface Radiance & Ocean Radar Backscatter. This brings the total number of PFS to seven, covering both optical and radar products and across land and oceans. Ocean Radar Backscatter (ORB) The Ocean Radar Backscatter (ORB) PFS is derived […]

New Analysis Ready Data Product Family Specifications: Aquatic Reflectance

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On 23 February 2022, CEOS’s Land Surface Imaging Virtual Constellation (LSI-VC) endorsed a new Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Product Family Specification (PFS) for Aquatic Reflectance (AR) products. Following the provisional endorsement of the AR PFS at the LSI-VC-10 meeting in May 2021, the team at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), GEO AquaWatch and related science […]

CEOS Analysis Ready Data

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Many satellite data users lack the expertise, infrastructure, and internet bandwidth to efficiently and effectively access, preprocess, and use the growing volume of space-based data for local, regional, and national decision-making. Furthermore, even sophisticated users of satellite Earth observation data typically invest a large proportion of their effort into data preparation. This is a major […]