Google Earth Engine Cloud Computing Platform for Remote Sensing Big Data Applications: A Comprehensive Review

  title={Google Earth Engine Cloud Computing Platform for Remote Sensing Big Data Applications: A Comprehensive Review},
  author={Meisam Amani and Arsalan Ghorbanian and Seyed Ali Ahmadi and Mohammad Kakooei and Armin Moghimi and S. Mohammad Mirmazloumi and Sayyed Hamed Alizadeh Moghaddam and Sahel Mahdavi and Masoud Ghahremanloo and Saeid Parsian and Qiusheng Wu and Brian Brisco},
  journal={IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing},
  • M. Amani, A. Ghorbanian, B. Brisco
  • Published 1 September 2020
  • Computer Science, Environmental Science
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
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