API tutorials

These tutorials are an introduction to using the Earth Engine JavaScript API for advanced geospatial analysis. These tutorials assume no programming background, although they do assume a willingness to learn some JavaScript programming. Use the links below to get started on the tutorials or use the menus on the left to jump to a section of interest.


  1. Introduction to JavaScript for Earth Engine
  2. Introduction to the Earth Engine JavaScript API
  3. Introduction to the Hansen/UMD/Google Global Forest Change dataset
  4. Introduction to Global Forest Watch
  5. Introduction to the JRC Global Surface Water dataset

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