Show Notes

Host:  Jeff Cunningham

Guest: No Guest / 10-minute Podcast

Description:  In this episode, Jeff presents on the explosion of Big Earth Observation Platforms in the marketplace, discusses their application to society, and makes a prediction on which quality will drive the most economic value. Give us podcast feedback at


An Overview of Platforms for Big Earth Observation

Data Management and Analysis The Economics of Data, Analytics, and Digital Transformation

Google Earth Engine

Earth on AWS

The Planetary Computer (Microsoft)



JEODPP (Now called BDAP?)


Descartes Labs

Open Data Cube


Amazon, Microsoft Planetary Computer, Google Earth Engine and other cloud platforms and tools democratize geospatial environmental data