I have a folder of GIS data that consists mainly of GeoTIFF files. The whole set weighs in at about 1.2 GB. I noticed that if I pack the contents into a tarball, it smashes down to about 82 MB. I ...
What is the main reasons to choose wavelet (jp2, sid, ecw) instead of discrete (JPEG) compression methods for raster data? Lets limit this question to aerial imagery and lossy compression. Why ...