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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Export ground returns (.las) from classified point cloud

I have lidar data that is classified as several categories (water, ground etc.). I need to open this lidar data in some software (it will be great if it would be a open source software) and delete a ...
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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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Does anyone know a way to do a supervised classification on a google maps image to show only hedgerows?

I would like to then use the hedgerows by bringing it into QGIS as a layer. I need to know what software to use and the method to make such a layer? I would like to use a google earth image in Grass ...
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What does “Information [18]: Select at least one signature” in the semi automatic classification plugin mean?

I am using the semi automatic classification plug in to classify vegetation and water in a satellite image. I create training shp and signature list. When i hit "classification preview" it gives me ...
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Object based classification using segmentaiton - QGis and Orfeo toolbox

I would like to apply an object oriented classification of Land Use and Land cover changes based on image segmentation of a Landsat 8. I am using Linux Mint 17.1 (64bit) and QGis2.8.1 and Orfeo ...
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how to calculate distance in sub pixel mapping from Atkinson's paper?

Condition from atkindon's paper http://info.asprs.org/publications/pers/2005journal/july/2005_july_839-846.pdf for every sub-pixel the attractiveness Ai of a pixel i is predicted as a ...
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Unsupervised (ISODATA) classification in ENVI returns fewest classes possible

Running an unsupervised (ISODATA) classification in ENVI 5.2 consistently returns the fewest classes possible. For example, set to produce anything between 50 and 70 classes, the classification ...
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Remote sensing Classification and texture analysis compared with QGIS zonal statistics

Some back round: Using Geomatica to analyse suburban spectral signature in Las Vegas. Ran a texture analysis on all band images. Combined texture bands with original image bands to run an unsupervised ...
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land Use land cover classification

I am working on Land Use/Land Cover Classification of the Hindon river(India) watershed extracted using Aster DEM. Landsat 8 scenes had been used and mosaicked for the required AOI using the Watershed ...
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How to create ROI in Semi-Automatic Classification plugin QGIS

while trying to classify landsat images, I get the following problem: I click on the pixel I want to define a ROI, but the ROI polygon that the plugin creates appears in a different part of the image ...
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Can I use TIFF files for zonal statistics in QGIS or ARCGIS?

I am completing a remote sensing paper and am doing most of the work in PCI Geomatica, where I have 2 separate files. One from running a texture analysis algorithm containing 6 band layers from a ...
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Export classified raster Class Values from 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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Common class range for different attributes in a same polygon shapefile

I have a polygon shapefile which has population attributes pop90,pop91 and so on for 10 years. They have different minimum and maximum value for each of the years. Now I need to do classification for ...
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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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Mean Shift Segmentation Error: The following layers were not correctly generated - QGIs + Orfeo Toobox

I have been trying to do an object based classification using QGis + Orfeo Toolbox. I downloaded the Q Gis 2.8.2 and OTB from OSGeo4W Network Installer. I am using OS Windows 7 enterprise. When I ...
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Compare Multiple attributes visually

I am working on a project in which I want to take point features( tweets) and compare them to the GDP per capita of countries. I would like to have my end result be such as the following: GDP Class ...
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Image formats to use for land cover classification in Python? [duplicate]

I am supposed to classify images for different land covers or land uses in Python. I read somewhere that the spectral module of Python is required to do the processing of Hyperspectral image data. ...
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How can I specify certain quantiles for renderer classification?

For graduated classification in QGIS 2.0.1, I can choose between several statistical methods to classify my data (standard deviation, quantile, natural breaks...) and for each method it is possible to ...
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ENVI 5.2.1 How to do an Accuracy Assessment using test data from a shapefile

ENVI 5.2.1. From a .tiff image (4 bands) I created a Supervised Classification Maximum Likelihood .dat file. Now I want to perform an Accuracy Assessment using test data from a shapefile. I've tried ...
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Does fixed classes exist in QGIS?

I'd like to create several images of voronois polygons in QGIS; each images having differents values joined to the voronois. I tried to load a qml style with the values I want to keep (8 classes : ...
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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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Feature extraction in remote sensing! [closed]

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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Create lake bottom substrate class surface from classified points?

I have been getting acoustic sounding data (http://www.biosonicsinc.com/index.asp) and creating bathymetry for several years now, but I am also tasked with creating a substrate surface. I orginally ...
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How do you classify unclassified pixels in a land cover geotiff tile?

While printing out the raw pixel values of a GEOTIFF land cover tile I found 90 % of pixels have normal values i.e. those that the documentation describes (8 bit integers describing a land cover ...
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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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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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Classifying DEM using Height Differences in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I would like to classify DEM into some classes, into a shp file with equal intervals of 200m (0-200m, 200-400m, 400-600m... 3400-3600m, higher than 3600m), by using Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.2. For ...
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where to perform principal components analysis and tasseled cap transformation [closed]

I want to perform a principal components analysis (pca) and a tasseled cap transformation (tasscap) for a classification.Should i perform pca and tasscap on the original bands of my image or on the ...
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Signature File Creating Issues [closed]

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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sub pixel classification

I have a doubt regarding the output of sub pixel classification. After we apply sub pixel and get end membership of every pixel, does it mean that a class having the highest membership of the pixel is ...
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Random Forest to estimate land use in past with Landsat

I am new in Machine Learning and in R. I am working in my Master thesis. I am trying to estimate the LULC of the years 1984, 1990, 2000, 2011, 2014 for characterizing the forest dynamics. I have for ...
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Looping inside r.mapcalc in GRASS GIS

I have a Land Cover classification map that I created from 2m resolution multispectral imagery and I am trying to downsample the results to a 20m resolution class map. The climate in question is ...
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Georeferencing of ROI in ENVI?

I had an image which is not georeferenced for my study area. I have processed the data and made roi files in envi 4.7. Now I have georeferenced the image data. I have a doubt that whether the roi ...
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Permanently Change ArcMap's “Maximum Sample Size” Setting?

I've lately been working on feature classes with a huge number of polygons (e.g. all of the Census blocks within the Chicago metro area). I've been needing to symbolize them by quantities a fair ...
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How to automatically export multiple maps with quantile symbology in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am a relatively new ArcGIS user and I have a question about automating a tedious join/symbology classification/export operation. I have a very simple shapefile to which I join a bunch of fields. I ...
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error of randomforest classification with Landsat data

I want perform randomforest classification on Landsat data. Here is some code I found from a paper. But when I run into the "classification" part, there is an error said "Error in eval(expr, ...
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Classifying beach/mudflat area of Landsat Images

For my work I need to capture the total catchment area of a beach using mostly Google Earth images. I attached an example with this post. So the whole catchment area comprises the sandy beach as well ...
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How to convert an endmember collection spectral signature file from OLI sensor to TM and ETM+ sensors

I'm working on some supervised classifications using scenes from the landsat legacy archive wich include ETM+, TM 5 and OLI data from 2001 to 2014. I have training and validation points for each scene ...
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How to show percentiles in Qgis?

I have a polygon layer with several fields, like: population, wage, age, etc. I would like to show the percentile value for those fields. How can I do that in an automatic way with QGIS 2.6.1?
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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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Subpixel classification to extract forest roads hidden under canopy from Satellite data

I have a rapid eye image of 5m resolution. My task is to extract road from a densely forested area with canopy cover at some sections of the road. I have applied threshold segmentation and also region ...
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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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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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How to change class break schemes in QGIS to eliminate overlap

When using Graduated Symbology in QGIS, by default the bounds seem to be overlapping. For example, class 1 shows 0-100.000; class 2 shows 100.000-200.000; class 3 shows 200.000-300.000 where it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...