ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
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Articles | Volume V-4-2021
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., V-4-2021, 153–159, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-V-4-2021-153-2021
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., V-4-2021, 153–159, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-V-4-2021-153-2021

  17 Jun 2021

17 Jun 2021

ACCESSING AND PROCESSING BRAZILIAN EARTH OBSERVATION DATA CUBES WITH THE OPEN DATA CUBE PLATFORM

V. C. F. Gomes1,2, F. M. Carlos2, G. R. Queiroz2, K. R. Ferreira2, and R. Santos2 V. C. F. Gomes et al.
  • 1C4ISR Division, Institute for Advanced Studies (IEAv), São José dos Campos, SP 12228-001, Brazil
  • 2Image Processing Division, National Institute for Space Research (INPE), São José dos Campos, SP 12227-010, Brazil

Keywords: Spatial Data Infrastructure, Big Earth Observation Data, Data Cube, STAC

Abstract. Recently, several technologies have emerged to address the need to process and analyze large volumes of Earth Observations (EO) data. The concept of Earth Observations Data Cubes (EODC) appears, in this context, as the paradigm of technologies that aim to structure and facilitate the way users handle this type of data. Some projects have adopted this concept in developing their technologies, such as the Open Data Cube (ODC) framework and the Brazil Data Cube (BDC) platform, which provide open-source tools capable of managing, processing, analyzing, and disseminating EO data. This work presents an approach to integrate these technologies through the access and processing of data products from the BDC platform in the ODC framework. For this, we developed a tool to automate the process of searching, converting, and indexing data between these two systems. Besides, four ODC functional modules have been customized to work with BDC data. The tool developed and the changes made to the ODC modules expand the potential for other initiatives to take advantage of the features available in the ODC.