The process of sorting or arranging entities into groups or categories; on a map, the process of representing members of a group by the same symbol, usually defined in a legend.

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Landsat Data to Map Slums in India

I am working on a project to answer the following geographic question: How much have slum areas increased in Mumbai, India, since the 1970's (or earliest data). I have downloaded LandSat imagery and ...
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QGIS vector data, graduated symbology (choropleth), discrete class bound values [duplicate]

This doesn't seem to bother anyone else, so maybe it's just me. I'm using QGIS to create a choropleth map of historic property boundaries. Since settlement occurred in pulses, I'd like to use Jenks' ...
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How do I read and modify heat map value classification on QGIS?

I am trying to create a heat map on human encroachment using the heatmap plugin of QGIS 2.2. I have no problems creating a good looking raster file using a 2 km radius but I can't find my way around ...
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Creating a class based on city limits from GIS

I need to classify an entire city as one class. I have the GIS shapefile of the city limits, but am not sure how to delineate the entire area as one class based merely on the limits.
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How do I use Multispec for Landsat data?

It seems that I only can use the Clustering if I want to cluster only one band data.. If I open up more than 1 band (in one image), the cluster toolbar is disabled? optional: Is there any free ...
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When parametric classifiers fail?

In which situations are statistical assumptions (e.g. multivariate normal distribution within spectral classes) for parametric classifiers (e.g. maximum likelihood ) not valid for land-cover ...
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Interpolation and classification of soil texture data

I am trying to interpolate soil texture data on a research area. I know how to interpolate the data by making three layers for clay, sand, and silt. What I want to know is if there is anyway to ...
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Performing Maximum Likelihood Classification in R

I'm trying to perform maximum likelihood classification of landsat imagery using R, I have been searching for a package that implements it but so far I haven't found it. What is the easiest way to ...
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What is the theory behind graduated symbols in QGIS?

QGIS offers 5 methods of classifying vector map data (quantiles, equal interval, etc). What is the theoretical base of these methods? If there are certain methods suitable for certain types of data or ...
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Erdas Imagine Error: Performance warning: Covariance calculation requires stack processing but input layer stack isn't suitable. How to solve it?

I am collecting signatures right now and when I am adding them to the Signature Editor Erdas says: Performance warning: Covariance calculation requires stack processing but input layer stack ...
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Setting lower and upper limits to classes in kriging interpolation, ArcGIS

I am using the kriging interpolation tool. I included two dummy values within my dataset:- an upper limit and a lower limit. I ran the tool in arc map 10.1 software. However, I want to change the ...
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Removing salt and pepper effect

In a land cover raster (categorical map) that is a product of classified satellite image, what is the best way to remove "salt and pepper" effect from the image after classification. I am not ...
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Creating histogram/statistics/scatterplot by classification tool in ArcMap?

I'm currently working on a land cover classification with Landsat 8 imagery. I already subjected the imagery to pre-processing (atmospheric and topographic correction) and I mosaiced two images. Now I ...
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Unsupervised classification in QGIS

I was trying to learn unsupervised classification in QGIS 2.6 following the tutorial video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI80eENtWSE When trying myself, clicked Run during the process it shows the ...
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lulc unsupervised classification in envi for modis 250m data

I've got modis 250m data with NDVI,RED,BLUE,NIR,MIR bands....i have to obtain 10 classes such as Urban,Evergreen,decidious,cropland,fallowland,plantaion,water,barrenland,land with scrub,land without ...
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Graduated values in symbology based on specific attribute in QGIS

I'm trying to solve the problem I've raised up in here.. I've rearranged the attribute table that looks like this: Important to notice is that the field "gruppo" is composed by 2 unique ...
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lulc mapping from modis surface reflectance

can i prepare LULC with 10 classes from MODIS surface reflectance level 3 data 500m resolution... if so what are the preprocessing techniques should i do on the data..i have to prepare LULC for yearly ...
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Lots of unclassified objects in eCognitions basic classification

Not for the first time I came upon the following problem in eCognition: After segmenting the objects, selecting samples for several classes and calculating their "membership function" in several ...
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unsupervised random forest classification in R

I want to compute an unsupervised random forest classification out of a raster stack in R. The raster stack represents the same extent in different spectral bands and as a result I want to obtain an ...
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How to make break values which are outside of the value range? [duplicate]

I want to compare mean temperatures for three future periods (2011-2040, 2041-2070, 2071-2100) with the measures mean temperatures of 1971-2000. My resulting shapefiles will show the difference ...
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Las dataset to raster, ground points only

I'm trying to make a raster from a las dataset. I want to only use points classified as ground points but I can't figure out how to do this. What I've tried is: Create las dataset from 2 .las files ...
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Counting plants in aerial images using unsupervised classification?

I am relatively new to GIS and I have the following problem: I want to extract the number of plants per row in a crop land. I have and RGB mosaic from aerial images. I think that I could do an ...
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How to compare a classified raster dataset to another polygon dataset?

I am going to perform an unsupervised classification on my dataset and will get a map as a result. The objective is to rebuild an already existing map (of different soil types) with my new dataset. ...
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QGIS Semi-automatic classification plugin install error on OS X 10.10: matplotlib.backends.backend_qt4agg

I have tried repeatedly to install the QGIS Semi-automatic classification plugin via both (1) Plugins > Install & Manage Plugins and (2) manually based on other comments I found here, but I ...
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Change detection between two classifications in QGIS?

I have two raster classifications. They have the same number of classes which use the same ID (each class has a unique ID). I would like to get information on the changes between classes i.e., class 2 ...
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Classification of above ground LiDAR points in ArcMap

I recently used the LAS Dataset toolbar to classify a .lasd file. The process classified the majority of points as unassigned with the rest being ground points. The study area has many tall buildings ...
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How can i perform area calculations in a raster file?

I would like to know if is possible and how can i calculate all areas or parts of it in one raster? Can i do it using the raster calculator? All help is appreciated, Best regards
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ENVI: Postclassification, remove pixels of certain size

I did a classification over multiple Landsat imagery in ENVI 5.1, which turned out not too bad (ice and snow in Cyan in the picture below). Now I am about to do a postclassification to filter out ...
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How to prevent symbology reclassification from adding 0s to the Range?

How do I prevent symbology's "Natural Breaks" from automatically changing my range to include multiple 0s after my decimals? Example: Range was originally 1 - 249. I switched to Natural Breaks and the ...
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Methodology for Hansen classification of Global Forest Watch?

I have just discovered amazing Hansen´s classification about forest loss and re-growth, available at http://www.globalforestwatch.org/, published in Science, 2013 as: Hansen, M. C., Potapov, P. V, ...
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How to get a total amount of cells per classification type in a raster in ArcGIS 10.1?

I did an supervised classification for for this watershed. The attribute table doesn't have the count for total number of cell for each classification. I've created a field titled 'Count' with type ...
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Classification to attribute

Using Esri Desktop Advanced 10.2.2 is it possible to create an attribute based on a classification method, i.e. Jenks? To elaborate - if you use the symbology tab in a layers properties, you can set ...
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Why does the undefined “ghost classes” arise during supervised classification in ERDAS IMAGINE?

After a supervised classification in ERDAS IMAGINE I have some undefined "ghost classes" in the attribute table. Also have a look at this youtube video at about 7:12. I'm wondering why they arise and ...
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Appropriate resolution of images for image classification?

I am attempting to perform image classification on some maps that I have in PNG format. This classification is failing due to there being too many many pixels in the training samples (I appear to be ...
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QGIS Print Composer - Display Symbols for Empty Classes?

I am working on a map of mortality rates for several racial/ethnic groups and I have created custom classes to encompass the rates instead of the QGIS classes created through its various modes. This ...
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Identify shadow on Landsat image by Hillshade Tool (spatial analysis) in ArcGIS?

I would like to automaticaly identify shadows on Landsat scene in mountaineus area using Hillshade Tool (ArcGIS 10.1). I have 1 Landsat image from one date DEM (SRTM) from the same area To create ...
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How to easily identify/classify coniferous forest from one date Landsat image?

I am pretty new in remote sensing and I am trying to identify/classify coniferous forest cover from single date Landsat scene. According to my preliminary web research I have these possibilities: ...
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Extracting tree crown areas from remote sensing data (visual images and LiDAR)

I am looking for a method to process a remote sensing image and extract the crown areas of the individual trees from the image. I have both visual wavelength areal imagery, and lidar data from the ...
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Comparing unclassified super-objects with classified sub-objects

I have two shapefiles exported from ecognition. the first shapefile contains the land cover classification and the 2nd one contains unclassified superobjects of the 1st shapefile. I want to compute ...
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Unsupervised classification with kmeans in R

I have a time series of satellite images (5 bands) and want to classify them by kmeans in R. My script is working fine (loop through my images, convert the images to data.frame, cluster them, and ...
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Remove cell boundaries of raster pixels converted to vector format

I have a solar radiation shapefile with 10 km x 10 km cells. When I put it on QGIS, many pixels with boundaries take place. Please see the following image: How can I remove them in Qgis?
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Classifying type of land use each spectral represents from remote sensed data?

How do you know the type of land use each spectral represents from an remote sensed data into a classification ? Which classification is the most typical to use when doing that ? How many ...
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Data Driven Pages - Dynamic Legend Classifications - Change with data frame extent

I am creating choropleth maps for quantified data. Each DDP will focus on a new county, which is shown by using a clip of the data frame (by the county boundary). I want to define quantified legend ...
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How to filter by Selected Objects in eCognition?

I was wondering if there is any options in eCognition Developer to filter by selected objects. Suppose if I select some objects with polygon selection tool and want to use 'assign class'. In the ...
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Signature File Creating Issues

I'm working on a school project and running into an unexpected issue while trying to create a signature file. I have four classes in the Training Sample Manager consisting of: Permeable, Impervious, ...
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Feature extraction in remote sensing!

Which are the most common features in order to perform a supervised classification in remote sensing? Furthermore anyone worked with SAR features? Which are the most commonly used? Can anybody suggest ...
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How to batch classify a multi-temporal raster image stack?

I am using dense time stacks of remotely sensed imagery to analyse vegetation change in the Arctic from 1984-2010 for one scene. I will be needing to classify each image, likely using the Maximum ...
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Pixel-based and object-based classification!

I would like to understand if pixel-based classification algorithm (e.g. Maximum Likelihood classification ) can be used for object-based classification (i.e. after a segmentation procedure). On the ...
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what's the difference between spectral signature and features in remote sensing?

I would like to understand if is there any difference or relation between spectral signature concept and features in remote sensing?
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QGIS Quantile method

I have a question about the quantile classification in QGIS (2.6 and master, windows or linux). I used the points in polygon fonction. I have 100 polygons. In the attributes of my 100 polygon I get ...