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Facing “unknown sensor error” in using Alos Polsar 2 (Geotiff format) at ENVI 5.3

For calculation of Radar Backscatter for Alos 2 (2015) whit Geotiff format via ENVI 5.3, I faced following error: "The target file does not appear to be a valid sensor type" The question is; how ...
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What preprocessing is required when using Landsat for LULC?

Can anyone help me regarding the what kind of image pre-processing techniques should be used for the landsat images downloaded from http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ to create land-use land-cover (LULC) ...
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Pansharpening influence on analysis

Using as an example Landsat 8 bands: Does pansharpening band enhace only visible range and therefore can I use it only for analysis connected with visible spectrum? Or I can pansharpen every possible ...
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Ice type differentiation using satellite data

I would like to classify glacial area by categories of snow (if there is) and ice, but what's most important: between old ice and fresh ice. They have different properties that are possible to ...
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How to correct for the shift in AVHRR data?

I just started using the AVHRR 1km global dataset (http://edc2.usgs.gov/1km/1kmhomepage.php) because of a need to examine the long-term forest disturbance history. After acquiring the imagery, I ...
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How to calculate Fiducial mark?

I'm working on a photogrammetric project. For the interior orientation, i have to calculate fiducial marks a,b,c and d thanks to my input information : distance in mm between AB, BC, CD...and also ...
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Using MODTRAN 5?

I am trying to use MODTRAN 5 for atmospheric correction as well as retrieving atmospheric transmittance. Could anyone please help me with the basic MODTRAN 5? There's no video tutorial/guideline on ...
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Looking for real-world DJI Phantom 3 Professional sample geo-tagged images for testing

I am looking for sample DJI Phantom 3 Professional imagery for testing purposes with the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Beta software. So far I am finding the application very polished and easy to use but I am ...
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Make Image Pyramid from JP2 Raster

I have ~1.7 GB JP2 Buckeye that I want to serve out from Geoserver; I'd like to have it tiled so that the client won't have to redraw everytime they zoom into the map. My current understanding is that ...
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How to define a threshold in Principal Component Image for Urban mapping?

I am working on an Urban mapping and i would like to know how i could define a threshold value for extracting built-up areas from a PC (Principal Component) Image ? I am interesting on how to ...
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forest classification using SCP and QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.8.6 and I want to use SCP for forest classification from Landsat 8 oli. I have already installed the SPP plugin. What else do I need to install for operation of the software?
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How to avoid the quilt effect when displaying imagery from multiple source

In the context of creating my own imagery viewer (for educational purpose), I would like to learn about the process used to create seamless transitions between satellite imagery tiles coming from ...
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Globbing in Windows to process images - how do bash loops look in DOS?

I'm doing some batch image processing with imagemagick on OSX using this line: for file in $(cat all.txt); do convert -crop 50X50@ +repage +adjoin "$file" "$file"_tile_50x50@_%d.jpeg; done It takes ...
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i.spectral tool error

system description: Windows7 32 bıt OS, Grass GIS 7.0.0 Gnuplot 5.0 Solution attempt 01: On the basis of following thread, commented out said path check lines from i.spectral.py script: ...
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How to aggregate/resample a higher resolution image to coarser resolution using defined threshold?

I've got a 30 m classification image and i'd like to convert it to 500 m resolution using a user-defined threshold value. Basically what i'd like to accomplish is similar to using the Resample tool ...
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parallel row detection from binary image [closed]

I have an image and want to be able to get those lines at the left side where they are clearly parallel and those little horizontal lines like at the right side don't exist between them. I used ...
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Random Forest land cover classification in ArcMap?

I am an undergraduate student working with a very large data set (to me), and who has NO experience with R, but is fairly comfortable with ArcMap. I have about 60GB of 8band 1m satellite imagery of ...
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Generating outlines of islands using QGIS?

I have a (raster) satellite image showing islands. I wish to extract the boundary (shoreline). I tried a simple classification with just two groups (land and water). Unfortunately too many ...
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Classifying areas in scanned maps (not by colors but by pattern)

I have old land-use maps in a scanned format. I am trying to obtain proper land-use maps from it, similar to what is decribed here: How to compare areas in scanned historical land use maps. The ...
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Devide heatmap into meaningful clusters

I created a heatmap containing population density data. Now I want to figure out the hotspots of this heat map. In other words: Where are the biggest population densities in my map? My first thought: ...
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How to digitize infrared slides for use in GIS?

I have an aerial infrared slide with the following dimensions 20cm x 30cm. It was captured with an infrared camera from a height of around 3000m a few years back and now my environmental agency would ...
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How to extact very narrow water linear features from GeoEye-1 image

I need to extract beaver channels from a GeoEye image (attached image). What is the best approach to automatically delineate such very narrow and not very sharp water features?
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How to suppress noises of this edge-detected image? [closed]

I've recently developed a new approach to detecting image edges. Everything seems to be normal except the noises! As you can see in the following image, there are many noises I'm not able to handle ...
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supervised classification

I am having a problem in creating new signatures in Signature Editor in ERDAS 2014. Whenever I click on the icon (i.e., after selecting the aoi), it shows an error which says "unable to open ...
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SAR - Using the Intensity or the Amplitude for the classification

In a Sentinel-1 Level 1 Ground Range Detected SAR data product, Intensity = Amplitude * Amplitude. Should the intensity image or the amplitude image be used for radiometric calibration when using ...
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How to use rsgislib python binds in windows environment

I am right now would like to use rsgislib to create a simplify remote sensing image processing application based on python. However I have no idea about how to use rsgislib in windows. Perhaps ...
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How to separate out bands from hyperspectral data using R

I'm having one hyperspctral data with 426 bands, with dim 250*250*426. I want to seperate each bands. I tried like this img <- stack("name.tif") rr <- array(, dim= c(250,250,426)) for(i in ...
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Otsu thresholding and classic image processing algorithms on radiometrically calibrated Sentinel-1 SAR images

Is it possible to apply the Otsu thresholding (or any other image processing algorithm dedicated to image digital values in the interval [0, 255]) to a Radiometrically calibrated Sentinel-1 SAR ...
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Histogram matching of two NDVI images

I have two Landsat 5 NDVI images (Surface Reflectance products) from the same period of the year (only a few days apart), but one is from the 1980s and one from the 2000s. I am trying to do a change ...
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Calculate NDVI with converted canon sx260 hs

I have converted my canon sx260 hs so it can capture NIR part of specter. Can anyone tell me how can i calculate NDVI now? My guess is that on the blue channel is now NIR value and Green ...
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Mosaic Imagery using GDAL Edited

I have a couple of large sets of imagery I need to mosaic using GDAL. The sets are currently in tiff format with 18 tiles totaling about 20gb in size. I have attempted to mosaic using both the ...
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Calculating NDWI in Erdas IMAGINE 2014

I'm using MOD09GQ product of MODIS to calculate vegetation indices in Erdas 2014, and I was able to extract NDVI using Erdas Model Builder. What is the formula I should use in model builder for ...
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Conversion of multispectral image to grey scale

I have a composite with four bands NIR, Red, Green and Blue. I would like help on which weight values to use when converting it to a single band which will then be used to classify vegetation. I am ...
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How to transform ENVI Hdr to PNG using GDAL?

I am trying to transform a ENVI Hdr image into a PNG (or other RGB image format) in order to visualize this image. I am selecting the three default bands (55, 41, and 12). I am using GDAL by using ...
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Is there any comprehensive book or online instruction on image segmentation techniques?

I'm looking for a source to learn theoretical basis of image segmentation techniques thoroughly. The desirable book, or other kinds of source you may know, should cover the techniques that are more ...
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Determining the best month for discriminating between different vegetation types?

I ordered and downloaded several (Surface Reflectance) Landsat 5-8 images from USGS Earth Explorer with the purpose of choosing a few of them to calculate some Vegetation Indices for each (NDVI, SAVI, ...
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Tasseled Cap Transformation coefficient and Bias Value

I want to perform Tasseled Cap transformation of Landsat 5,7 and Landsat 8 data manually in arc GIS.please let me know where from I can get the coefficient values and Bias values for the following ...
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Classification of digital orthophoto

I have digital orthophotographs from 2013 that I'm attempting to classify in an effort to extract all the cultivated/pasture land from. I'm using the "Reclassify by Ascii File" tool for this ...
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Divide into grid and Mosaic using google earth?

Is it possible to download 1:2000 scale of a town using google earth image? If divide the whole area into grid and mosaic them is an option, how it is done using google earth? I tried using grid. But ...
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Important to perform atmospheric correction when attempting to identify coral reefs?

I want to identify coral reefs using multi-temporal Landsat data and Lyzenga's Transformation method. In relation to pre-processing the image, should atmospheric correction be done or not? If not, ...
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How do I convince gdal2tiles to output pngs with transparency?

I have a tiff that was created with Pix4dmapper. This tiff has coordinates embedded (as seen in the logs below) (I think that makes it a geotiff?) as well as a tfw file associated with it. Opening ...
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How to rectify a georeferenced Google Earth image and corresponding layer

I am still a newbie to georeferencing and ArcGIS. I imported an image with place markers from Google Earth. Then I opened up the image in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1. I then georeferenced the control ...
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Raster image thresholding using python

I would appreciate if someone could guide me for applying thresholding technique to input raster image using Python. I intend to extract impervious surfaces from a high resolution raster such as ...
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image segmentation of RGB image by K means clustering in python

I want to segment RGB images for land cover using k means clustering in such a fashion that the different regions of the image are marked by different colors and if possible boundaries are created ...
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How to remove compression from jpeg2000 NAIP imagery?

I downloaded a 4-band 1m spatial resolution NAIP image from Earth Explorer. The default image format is jpeg2000. You can see the trees in the attached image appear grainy, more so than what you ...
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Which preprocessing comes first for pansharpened imagery- atmospheric correction or orthorectification?

For pansharpened imagery, what preprocessing method to do first- is it atmospheric correction or orthorectification? From my readings, it seems the former but the rational polynomial coefficients or ...
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comparison of atmopsheric correction methods

I have noticed that dos methods for atmospheric corrections are in the section of radiometric correction (i.toar) on grass gis.Does that means that dos is a method doing radiometric and atmospheric ...
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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 to convert GOES-R (15) IR image from gray-scale to brightness temprature

How do I convert satellite IR images taken by GOES-R (15) from gray-scale to brightness temperature? We can download the IR satellite images, and read its RGBA values. But how can we convert this RGBA ...
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Second order rectification display problems

I'm using GRASS 7.0 to geo-rectify oblique images taken from a fixed altitude and using RTK-GPS data as a GCP (as a vector file) for the process. The survey area is very small and flat, so I'm not ...