How to Download 125 Million US Building Footprint Data

Early this year Microsoft released approximately 125 million building footprint polygon geometries in all 50 US States in GeoJSON format. This dataset containing 125,192,184 computer generated building footprints was the output of a combination of deep learning, computer vision and artificial intelligence work by Microsoft’s Bing Maps Team. The team has reportedly been been applying these techniques with […]

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How to Download Modis Images Using R: An Operational Implementation With R studio

Modis Data Portal The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (or MODIS) consists of two satellites Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM). The two spacecrafts have been imaging the entire earth, every 1 to 2 days, since the year 2000. The instruments provide high temporal resolution data that shows dynamics in cloud cover and radiations in the atmosphere. The […]

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