Dec 18, 2023
Dec 31, 2024
About this Course
Dive into the world of geospatial data analysis with this comprehensive 7-10 hour online course. Participants will explore the integration of ChatGPT, a cutting-edge language model, with Google Earth Engine, a robust geospatial analysis platform. Through hands-on exercises, learners will harness the power of ChatGPT to process and interpret geospatial data, applying their newfound skills to real-world scenarios in environmental monitoring, agriculture, disaster management, and urban planning. The course encompasses foundational knowledge, practical analysis techniques, and insightful case studies, all supplemented with interactive quizzes and group discussions to ensure a holistic learning experience.
This online course introduces the participants to Earth Engine Code Editor platform and ChatGPT and explore the following concepts:
- Introduction to Geospatial Data Analysis
- Understanding ChatGPT for Geospatial Data Analysis (Prompt Engineering)
- Hands-on Practice: Basic Geospatial Analysis with
- Real-world Applications and Case Studies
The course will be structured with presentations and demonstrations to introduce material, followed by assessments that participants complete individually.
What you will learn
After completing the course, the participants will be able to:
- Understand Geospatial Data Analysis Fundamentals: Grasp the core concepts and significance of geospatial data, its applications across various domains, and the basic datasets involved.
- Utilize Google Earth Engine: Set up and navigate the Google Earth Engine environment, leveraging it as a powerful platform for geospatial analysis.
- Leverage ChatGPT for Geospatial Tasks: Understand the capabilities, benefits, and limitations of ChatGPT in the context of geospatial data analysis.
- Master Prompt Engineering: Learn the art of crafting effective prompts to guide ChatGPT in producing desired outputs for geospatial tasks.
- Integrate ChatGPT with Google Earth Engine: Seamlessly combine the capabilities of both tools for efficient geospatial data processing.
Specific knowledge and skills gained:
- Ability to set up, navigate, and utilize the Google Earth Engine environment for geospatial tasks.
- Skill in using ChatGPT for image classification tasks within geospatial datasets.
- Implement various surface water detection methods in Earth Engine at the national, regional and global scale.
- Capability to employ ChatGPT for object detection within geospatial imagery.
- Competence in drawing meaningful insights and information from geospatial data using ChatGPT.
Geospatial professionals and postgraduate students interested in leveraging AI, big data, and cloud computing for geospatial data analysis.
Course developed by
Economic Affairs Officer
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Researcher – Remote Sensing and GIS
International Water Management Institute
This course has been jointly developed by UNU Institute for Water, Environment and Health and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific