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Best source for high-resolution satellite images free/low-cost?

I am doing a household survey in Kenya, and I need to ensure that my survey team visits every house within a given area. I've been going to google maps and right-clicking on roofs to get coordinates ...
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Shapefile Conversion to ERDAS Signature editor

I'm trying to run a supervised classification for an image. I was working with it in ArcMap and created some training data. I wanted to see if I could get a better result with Erdas Imagine using the ...
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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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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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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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How to build a confusion matrix for image classification using SAGA or QGIS?

I did a supervised classification of a Landsat image subset using my training data polygons. I used SAGA GIS for that and everything worked out fine. Now I am stuck since I have no clue how to ...
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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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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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Handling mountain shadows when classifying Landsat 8

I'm trying to classify some area in northern Mongolia using Landsat 8 satellite images from 2013. Since the recordings were made in winter, the sun is very low at the acquisition time. Therefore there ...
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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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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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Classified Images of RandomForest-Classification look clustered

I performed a RF-classification. I have 6 bands, ~250 trainingpoints in a shapefile, OOB estimate of error rate: 1.56% Picture of take trainingpoints added. My code: ...
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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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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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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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Vector Machine Classification in ArcGIS

Is it possible to perform a vector machine classification of raster image using the ArcGIS software package. This supervised classification method is available in the ENVI software but not for ArcGIS. ...
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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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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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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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How to generalize training data for a random forest classifier?

I am working with a random forest classifier in eCognition (new with eCognition 9.0). The image shows 8 NAIP tiles I am attempting to classify using approximately 100 training points. The training ...
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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 ...
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Masking clouds with Fmask

I have been trying to mask clouds with the quality control band with landsat 8 imagery. The problem I continue to run into is that the quality control bands mistake tops of buildings and concrete as ...
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Workflow of Processing Landsat data for landcover classification

I have downloaded Landsat-8 data to make a land-use raster. So far I've made a composite image and clipped it by my study area. As you can see, there is some slight cloud cover. I've gone ahead and ...
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Determine mudflats area from remote sensing images

I need to determine the mudflat area for a group of small islands in the Red Sea. I have read some publications and it seems to be possible using remote sensing, for example Landsat. But I am not ...
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Segmentation Violation in ArcView 3.1 while performing UpdateLegend?

I am loading a ".avl" legend file into ArcView 3.1 and I am plagued with a recurring Segmentation Violation Error when I execute the updatelegend command in the theme. It looks like the legend file ...
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Extraction of pixels from layerstacked NDVI image

How do I get rice pixels only from layerstack NDVI (modis) or SASI image? I also have a thematic rice image Please tell me how to do in erdas.
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Possible to use same signature file to classify images from different years?

I have Landsat images for the same area over 20 years (one photo per year in same season). I would like to detect changes occured in forested area like clear-cut and bark beetle outbreak over time. I ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak How to remove topographic effects like shadows from landsat image

I am using QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak on my windows 8.1, for classification of landsat 5-7 image that contains hilly mountains with dense forest and 60% area are plains. I am classifying through ...
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Reclassification of raster surface using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a raster surface with values ranging from 0 -100. I want to create a categorical classification (percentage categories of 5%, e.g. 0-5%, 6-10%...) and reclassify my surface into these ...
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How to use WEKA J48 classifier for satellite image classifications

Basically I am trying to build a tool from WEKA software using the J48 classifier for automatic satellite image classification to build landuse land cover maps. Could somebody please help, as I am not ...
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QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera 64bit on windows 8.1 displays error while creating ROI in SAC plugin

I don't know what happened while creating ROI during Classification using Semi automatic Classification Plugin 3.1.0 "Rome" installed on hp Pavillion i7 with windows 8.1 When i started to generate ROI ...
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Standard Terminology for User's and Producer's Accuracy

In the literature I see terms such as, User's accuracy Pr( Y = c | X = c); Producer's accuracy Pr( X = c | Y = c); where X is the estimator of a particular land use, Y is the random variable ...
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Standard deviation classification in QGIS

Is it possible to implement Standard deviation classification in QGIS symbology of a layer like in ArcGIS: http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Standard_deviation I need to ...
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ASTER mineral indices with VINR and SWIR data

I need to run a supervised classification on ASTER data in order to map a rock formation, which is composed of chert. There is no shortage of indices which can be used to highlight silica rich ...
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How to improve classification accuracy for 3-band (RGB) imagery?

I am hoping to extract some simple vegetation features (sagebrush) from 1m 3-band (RGB) NAIP imagery. Unfortunately, there is no near-infrared band available for this dataset and I need to use this ...
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Random-Forest Classification of 10cm Imagery for species-distribution in R (no point-shapes)

I'm actually trying to classify 10cm-resolution images with the RF-package. I do this to separate some species in the forest, seen on my images. While I was searching for an answer, I found the ...
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ISOdata classifier in QGIS?

Is there a function that produces an ISODATA unsupervised classification in QGIS? The only unsupervised classification function I can find is a KMeans.
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Is there another way to acces the histogram in ArcGis 10

i need the histogram of the frequency to heights distribution like in the attached picture. Is there another toolkit to access this data? A screenshot is not suitable :) The attribute table is not ...
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Is it possible, and if so how, to effectively classify vegetation types using false near infra red imagery?

Background : I use near infra-red imagery to delineate wetlands and water bodies with good success. It's also obvious to distinguish between new healthy vegetation and older growth and land areas with ...
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Rf-Classification seems to work but gives an error 15 seconds later

This is my code. It classifies an imagery-stack(xvars) and reads a shapefile with training-points. If I run single rows they work. Even if I run them all, they work and start to predict but after 15s ...
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Best Landsat band for forest classification?

Using Qgis and the Semi-Automatic Plugin for Classification, which are the best Landsat bands to use to classify trees species (in central Argentina)? In Landsat 5, 7 and 8?
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Density slice/Colour slice in QGIS?

Can you do Raster Color Slices (like in ENVI) in QGIS? I.e. Where the histogram can be divided up into discrete units to represent different classes based on the values of the pixels.
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Export classified raster Class Values to DEM

I've classified an elevation raster into 4 classes. Is there a way to export these class values (0, 1, 2, 3) to a separate raster? I've tried exporting the raster to file, but this just gives the same ...
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How to do separability analysis in eCognition?

Can I use eCognition to check which bands are more helpful to separate individual classes and to get output result? If so, how can I do this?
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Which methods are most suited to classifying urban areas from Landsat imagery?

I am trying to use Landsat data to map urban extents over time. I need to perform a classification into built up / non built up areas. I am new to image classification. I have access to the following ...
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Normalizing landsat image pixels prior to classification?

I have 5 different years (all in the same month) of Landsat TM imagery to perform classification on and I would like to know whether there is a technique to normalise the pixels in each image so my ...
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What does Error 000885: Input Signature file does not have file extension indicate?

I can't run a Maximum Likelihood Classification because an Error 000885 says my input signature file does not have a file extension but it actually does as you can see in the picture. What am I ...