Part 1 Primer: Google Earth Engine for Tethys Developers¶
Last Updated: June 2022
This tutorial provides links to Google Earth Engine tutorials and resources that can be used to learn what you need to know for this Tethys tutorial. This is by no means exhaustive and we encourage you familiarize yourself with everything Google Earth Engine has to offer by visiting their documentation: https://developers.google.com/earth-engine/. You will need an active Google Earth Engine account to complete this tutorial.
1. What is Google Earth Engine?¶
Review the Google Earth Engine Introduction.
Complete the Get Started guide.
3. Google Earth Engine Python API¶
Complete the Python Installation - Colab Notebook guide
5. Create a Google Earth Engine Conda Environment¶
Create a new Conda environment with Google Earth Engine installed:
conda create --name ee conda activate ee conda install -c conda-forge earthengine-api
6. Authenticate with Google Earth Engine¶
Before you can use Google Earth Engine in your Tethys Development or in a Jupyter Notebook, you'll need to do a one-time authentication using the command line tool:
The Google Earth Engine command line tool is installed when you install the conda package.
A URL will be provided that generates an authorization code upon agreement. Copy the authorization code and enter it as command line input. This will save a token to a credentials file in the following location: