Method: projects.video.export

Initiates a batch process that computes a video and writes the result to one of several destinations.

HTTP request

POST https://earthengine.googleapis.com/v1/{project=projects/*}/video:export

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters

Parameters
project

string

The project id or project number of the Google Cloud Platform project that should be treated as the service consumer for this request. Format is projects/{project-id}.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource project:

  • earthengine.exports.create

Request body

The request body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
{
  "expression": {
    object (Expression)
  },
  "description": string,
  "videoOptions": {
    object (VideoOptions)
  },
  "fileExportOptions": {
    object (VideoFileExportOptions)
  },
  "requestId": string,
  "workloadTag": string
}
Fields
expression

object (Expression)

An expression that evaluates to the video to compute and export, represented as an image collection.

description

string

A human-readable name of the task.

videoOptions

object (VideoOptions)

Basic options describing the video to generate.

fileExportOptions

object (VideoFileExportOptions)

Options for where and in what form to export the video.

requestId

string

A unique string used to detect duplicated requests. If more than one request is made by the same user with the same non-empty requestId, only one of those requests may successfully start a long-running operation. requestId may contain the characters a..z, A..Z, 0-9, or '-'. requestId may be at most 60 characters long.

workloadTag

string

User supplied label to track this computation.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Operation.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/earthengine
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/cloud-platform
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/devstorage.full_control

For more information, see the Authentication Overview.

VideoFileExportOptions

Options for exporting videos as files outside Earth Engine.

JSON representation
{
  "fileFormat": enum (VideoFileFormat),

  // Union field destination can be only one of the following:
  "driveDestination": {
    object (DriveDestination)
  },
  "cloudStorageDestination": {
    object (CloudStorageDestination)
  }
  // End of list of possible types for union field destination.
}
Fields
fileFormat

enum (VideoFileFormat)

The file format in which to export the video(s). Currently only MP4 is supported.

Union field destination. Where to write the results. destination can be only one of the following:
driveDestination

object (DriveDestination)

If specified, configures export to Google Drive.

cloudStorageDestination

object (CloudStorageDestination)

If specified, configures export to Google Cloud Storage.