Bilko provides free image processing software, tutorials and example data for remote sensing education.
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Virtual global faculty for remote sensing

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15 Sep 2015: The latest version of Bilko 3.4 provides improved support for batch processing of images, first developed for EAMNet It retains all the features added for the ESA LearnEO! project. Download from our software page.

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22 Sep 2015: Revised lesson on radiometric correction
This Module 7 lesson has been substantially revised to take advantage of the latest version of Bilko, released a week ago. More information and lesson download

Bilko is a complete system...

...for learning and teaching remote sensing image analysis skills. Current lessons teach the application of remote sensing to oceanography and coastal management, but Bilko routines may be applied to the analysis of any image in an appropriate format, and include a wide range of standard image processing functions.

Supported by UNESCO, Bilko is available to registered users absolutely free!

All you need to download software or lessons is your registered e-mail address.
 

Bilko components:

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The software: PC-based, easy to use, and surprisingly powerful

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Tutorials and mini lessons: A step by step approach to image processing and analysis

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Thematic modules and lessons: Remote sensing applied to specific problems

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The Bilko network: A thriving, global community of users and lesson producers.

Using Bilko to learn image processing:

The Bilko software is accompanied by a number of lessons that show how to carry out common image processing routines. Others demonstrate different applications of remote sensing.

 

Link to EAMNet Lessons

Link to LearnEO Lessons

Bilko v.3.4

September 2015

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 for more information and software download


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Mini Lessons

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for more information and lesson downloads

Link to DevCoCast Lessons

SPOT image from Bilko Module 7 on Coastal Management Images from the Bilko Envisat Module
  • Tutorials deal with how to use the Bilko software, and teach common image processing techniques.
  • Mini-lessons are short tutorials, each dealing with a specific, advanced, image processing topic, that can be completed in about an hour.
  • Lessons generally deal with an application of remote sensing data, and take longer to complete than the mini-lessons - typically 2-3 hours.
  • Modules are collections of lessons with a common theme. This can be an application area such as Coastal Management or different applications of data from a particular satellite.
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