Learning to use Google Earth Engine

I’m poking my way around Google Earth Engine and seeing what’s here, as well as learning some basics of the Python API. They have image and feature collections, accessible through API functions…

  • ImageCollection
  • FeatureCollection()

You can pass the name of a collection to FeatureCollection() to query it. Sometimes these are actually Fusion Tables. It’s kind of weird to get to the fusion tables, but let’s say you have a script or something else with a reference to their ID. You can open it by…

https://fusiontables.google.com/data?docid=<whatever that long ID is>

Variables are modifiable through .function(), as is often Python convention. Lines end with semicolons.

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