Register to SEPAL

To get the full potential of the SEPAL platform you need to register to several services. They will all be presented here, the registration to SEPAL is the only compulsory one.

Tip

All the tool referenced here are free to use and will not charge you in any way.

Sign Up to SEPAL

Danger

This registration is compulsory to use the platform

Sepal splash page.

You can request an account by visiting sepal.io and clicking Sign Up. This will take you to a Google Doc sign-up form to fill out. You will be set up with an account within a day or so.

Request access to sepal.io

If you do not have a SEPAL account, you can request access here: http://tinyurl.com/fao-sepal.

To request access to SEPAL, you will simply need to enter: - email address - name - institution or country - a brief explanation of why you want to use SEPAL

Sign up to GEE

Note

This step is not compulsory if you don’t want to export your data. SEPAL can run computation on its own Google Earth Engine account on your behalf.

Signing up for Google Earth Engine is required in order to properly export images and data products from SEPAL. You will need to have a Google email in order to sign up. If you don’t have one already, you can set one up here: http://mail.google.com/mail/sign-up.

To request a GEE account, please visit https://earthengine.google.com/new_signup/.

Request access to google earth engine

Once you have a Google Earth Engine account, you can access GEE here: https://code.earthengine.google.com/.

gee code editor

Warning

If you experience trouble white listing your gmail address to GEE please let the SEPAL team know, we may be able to help you

Sign Up to CEO

Note

This step is not compulsory if you don’t want to get the best out of our classification tools. CEO is used to produce training data for some of our models.

In your browser window, navigate to https://collect.earth/. CEO supports Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.

Click Login/Register on the upper right.

CEO landing page

To set up a new account, click on Register a new account and follow the instructions. When you have an account, login with your email and password.

Note

If you forget your password, click on Forgot your password? and follow the instructions.

Sign up for Planet Lab data

Note

If you don’t want to download Planet imagery (up to 5m of resolution you can skip this registration

Through Norway’s International Climate & Forests Initiative (NICFI), anyone can now access Planet’s high-resolution, analysis-ready mosaics of the world’s tropics in order to help reduce and reverse the loss of tropical forests, combat climate change, conserve biodiversity, and facilitate sustainable development.

To set up a new account follow this link https://www.planet.com/nicfi/.

planet nicfi landing page

Your Planet Explorer account will provide access to platform, API, and integration access to the tropical satellite monitoring products.