EarthServer: More Than 1 Petabyte Analysis-Ready Data

November 2017 - EarthServer, the European Union Big Data initiative, has reached the next milestone: Today in the second phase extending through April 2018, the Italian data provider MEEO S.R.L. exceeds 1 Petabyte of spatio-temporal, analysis ready data processed through its operational Earth Observation Data Service...

The intercontinental EarthServer initiative unites Europe, US, and Australia in the quest for scalable datacubes on 3D x/y/t satellite image timeseries and 4D x/y/z/t weather data, based on the European datacube technology, rasdaman. After 6 years project running, a particularly spectacular milestone has been reached: operational real-time data analytics on more than a Petabyte of satellite timesries through open OGC standard interfaces.

"EO Data Service ( �https://eodataservice.org) has crossed the 1 PB data providing access and exploitation capabilities to the Copernicus Sentinel-2A (launched on 23 June 2015) and Sentinel-2B (launched on 7 March 2017) satellites. The Sentinel 2 archives grow at a rate of 3TB/day and allow the Earth Observation scientists in monitoring variability in land surface conditions.", says Simone Mantovani, CEO of MEEO S.R.L.

With the European partners funded by the European Commission, the EarthServer initiative was launched in 2011 to establish a standards-based, highly scalable framework for providing analysis-ready Earth science data. The underlying distinguishing principle is a geospatial datacube analytics language, the OGC Web Coverage Processing Service (WCPS), and scaling its use into the Petascale.

"It was planned like this, but still it excites me to see the Petabyte frontier finally crossed. Building such a datacube allows for new science and applications using both new and old data”, comments EarthServer coordinator, Prof. Dr. Angelo Pio Rossi from Jacobs University.

"And the next challenge is already being tackled", adds Prof. Dr. Peter Baumann, rasdaman architect and Technical Coordinator of EarthServer. "Now we are working closely with the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF) to unleash their 220 PB archive via rasdaman and OGC datacube standards".




Review Article Be the first to review this article

Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
Product Manager for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Boston, Massachusetts
Software Developer for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Norwell, Massachusetts
GIS Data Analyst for CostQuest Associates, Inc. at Cincinnati, Ohio
Geospatial Analyst/Programmer for LANDIQ at Sacramento, California
Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for Kiewit at lenexa, Kansas
Mechanical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Upcoming Events
2nd WY UAV Symposium at UW Convention Center 2229 Grand Ave LARAMIE WY - May 30 - 31, 2018
Locate 2018 at Pier 27, The Embarcadero San Francisco CA - May 30 - 31, 2018
GeoIntelligence Asia at NEW DELHI India - Jun 4 - 5, 2018
SPAR 3D & AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Jun 5 - 7, 2018
Teledyne Optech
Bentley: -YII 2018 Awards



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise