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Change detection


An algorithm that normalizes the lighting to detect changes between two different SPOT or Pléiades images from the same collection. It returns a change map. Change detection can be used for vegetation management, urban planning, construction, fire risk estimation, land use management, forestry, and infrastructure monitoring.

Technical information

SourceSPOT or Pléiades tasking or catalog collections
Compatibility- The STAC item should be a SPOT or Pléiades image of the display radiometric processing level
- The STAC item should have been added to storage in 2023 or later
- The geometries of the STAC items must overlap by at least 30%
Required parameters- Console: If your chosen input data meets the above specifications you will be able to run your job
- API: You will need to input an Output title and the Input data
Output data format- GeoTIFF file: maps changes between the imagery
- GeoJSON file: with polygons drawn around the detected changes
OutputThe result will be added to your account as a STAC item in a new STAC collection. You can retrieve the resulting data in one of the following ways:
- Open the console, go to Data managementJobs
- Retrieve the results via the API

Further information

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