Google Earth Engine is a very powerful tool providing access to a huge number of earth observation datasets. Rather than having to heavy processing on your own machine, Earth Engine takes care of that for you and you can work quickly and efficiently. Now, fortunately for us, a plugin has been developed (thanks Gennadii Donchyts and the GEE community!) that means we can get the power of Google Earth Engine direct to our QGIS desktop installation. You can check out the user guide for any updates as at the time of writing the plugin was in Alpha.
Let's get started with the first video tutorial and install Google Earth Engine plugin!
With the code working and our images showing in QGIS the next stage is to set up QGIS atlas to control which layers are showing when. We'll use map themes for this.
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