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I have a couple of Landsat 7 images and they all have striping as a result of the SLC failure. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to destripe the image using ENVI? I plan to use these images for NDVI analysis. When I downloaded the data from GloVis, it also came with a Gap Mask folder...is that somehow related to the SLC-Off? Thank you.

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Yes you can but I don't see why you need Landsat 7 and just use the Landsat 8. It will save you a lot of your time but..if you really want to use that Landsat 7.

you can go here Filling the Gaps for Display

Yes I agree with dblanchett.

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Save this Landsat Gapfill IDL Model into the "C:\Program Files\Exelis\ENVI50\extensions" install directory. In version 5 it will be under Extensions > Landsat_gapfill. It is fairly straightforward to understand the usage.

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Is there a reason you have to use Landsat 7? You should be able to get coverage for the same area with either Landsat 5 or 8 and not worry about the SLC issue.

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Just curious what the down vote was for, not being bitter I would sincerely like to know what the issue is. I think this is a reasonable response to the original question. Thanks –  dblanchett May 30 at 20:29

I am not an expert in GIS, so I tried to find a workaround. My workaround was based on using a combination of ENVI and ArcGIS.

I overcame the problem in a bit of a different way and am sure there might be an even easier way of achieving the same result. The SLC error problem and solution I came up with is here:

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/4/9/2595

Hopefully it is of some use.

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This is essentially a link-only answer. Can you rework this (just click edit below your answer) to add the relevant details here? That helps in cases such as when the link goes away or breaks, and makes the Q&A format read better. –  BradHards Nov 24 '13 at 3:26
    
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. –  PolyGeo Nov 24 '13 at 4:38

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