ERDAS IMAGINE is a remote sensing application with raster graphics editor abilities designed by ERDAS for geospatial applications.

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What exactly does hill shade or Shaded relief , if performed on SRTM DEM will output?

Two questions actually. Does shaded relief or hill shade outputs mean "expelling of shadows"? For a vast country like India, how to prepare a map from SRTM DEM, which does not have any shadow ...
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Large Rasters in ArcGIS & MapInfo

My geoscientists like to work with MapInfo and ArcGIS. I require a common 1 band raster format that can hold obscene amounts of data without damaging the data (compression). I have tried .tif and ...
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IR/R could not detect when using landsat 8 in ERDAS 2014 Is there a alternative way around?

I'm using ERDAS 2014 and I upgraded from ERDAS 2013. I am doing a lot of band indices for various kinds of such as clay, ferrous, Mineral composite and so on.. from landsat 8. Using the indices in ...
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How to remove band from stack in ERDAS 2013?

I have a Landsat 8 scene where I have stacked 11 bands. I need to remove one band from the stacked layer. Is there a toolbox in ERDAS 2013 that allows me to take out a band? I am aware that ENVI ...
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Spatial Modeler language variable inputs based raster name

I´m using Erdas Imagine 2010 and need to process images to get reflectance values using the Empirical Line method. To achieve this I need to process 200+ images, each containing multiple bands, with a ...
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How to create an image of maximum pixel values from an input layer-stack image in ERDAS Imagine?

I have 12 MODIS images (one of each month). I want to create a single image having maximum annual pixel values for each pixel. I did layer stacking operation in Erdas Imagine 13, but how to extract ...
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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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ERDAS model maker - LULC, percent slope

I need to filter out waste lands,scrubs, swamps etc from a LULC of INDIA(1;250000) I have a percent slope map with slope filtered to 15 percent from SRTM-DEM. How to filter using ERDAS model maker?
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Oriented stereopair in ERDAS

I am trying to orient a set of intensity LiDAR images in ERDAS Stereoanalyst for stereo digitizing. The set is consisted of an intensity image and its stereomate. Stereoanalyst is configured for ...
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AVHRR Max NDVI product

I'm trying to take a max annual NDVI product derived from AVHRR and relate it to a specific area that I'm examining.This requires me to identify the region of interest based on Landsat scenes, and ...
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Erdas Imagine/LPS RPC orthorectification

When creating orthos in Erdas imagine or LPS from geoeye-1 (or other) satellite images having _rpc.txt files, which are referenced in WGS84 generally, what should be the projection of the used DEM? If ...
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Erdas gmdx to gmd?

I have some spatial models in gmdx format which I couldn't open in erdas 9.2. Is there any way to open gmdx files into erdas 9.2?
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Filtering out wastelands,scrubs,swamps, grasslands etc from LULC for India using ERDAS IMAGINE Model maker?

I have a LULC for India. i need to filter out non-agricultural, non-builtup, non-waterbody, non-forest. simply wastelands,scrubs,swamps, grasslands etc. Please how to filter these using ERDAS IMAGINE ...
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Where do I find the covariance matrix in Erdas Imagine?

I've just run a principal components analysis on a Landsat image and am trying to calculate my factor loadings. I'm using the textbook Digital Image Processing by John Jenson as a guide and it says ...
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Can I use a signature for more than 1 picture?

I want to use the signature from one picture and use it in other. Can I do this using ERDAS Imagine? Thank you.
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How can I split one band from 3 stacked layer image by ERDAS IMAGINE?

I have a 3 layers stacked image, each layer represents a band ratio for lithology extractions for geological purposes. I need to separate each layer separately how can I do this by using erdas ...
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Calling each pixel using spatial modeler language of Erdas Imagine?

How to call each pixel from a 4 layered raster image using while loop of spatial modeler language in Erdas imagine 2011? I need to consider each pixel as a 4*1 matrix and want to calculate the ...
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What is a DTM in Grid format?

A client asked us for a group of files of DTM in Grid Format. And my question is, what is this DTM in Grid format? O maybe its same of DEM? Is it possible to convert from DEM gray scale format to ...
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Confidence in pan-sharpened classification?

I pan-sharpened one Landsat Image on ERDAS using the resolution merge resource, with brovey transform and nearest neighbor techniques. But I was told that in terms of land-use classification, it would ...
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Erdas Imagine 2011 removing points from polygons

I've been running into an issue with Erdas Imagine 2011. I have been creating training sites in a polygon shapefile to use with a decision tree classifier but it seems like the software keep ...
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Remove clumps of pixels in R

I would like to remove isolated pixels (or clumps of pixels <9) from my raster image. library(raster) # create some raster data r <- raster(ncols=12, nrows=12) set.seed(0) r[] <- ...
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Automated Forest Change Detection

Using two different time of images in the same places. Can i develop an automated change detection for forest area? What / which are the suitable software to used?
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Batch unsupervised classification with ERDAS 2011

I work with Erdas Imagine 2011. I would like to do an unsupervised classification and vectorization on 100 Landsat images (.tif). CC_2014_1.tif CC_2014_2.tif CC_2014_3.tif etc However, I am new in ...
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Conflict with ArcGIS for Desktop and Erdas Emagine on same PC? [duplicate]

I already installed ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. The problem is when I install th Erdas Imagine 8.6 that specify above. So, could you help me in order to run both software products in one PC.
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Does calculating statistics in ERDAS change raster values?

I've been under the impression that calculating or recalculating statistics in ERDAS doesn't actually modify an image, but I notice when I do this that when I look at the image file in windows ...
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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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Data format in ERDAS IMAGINE 2014?

I performed radiometric correction analysis on Landsat 8 image ( format: integer unsigned 16 bit) in ERDAS IMAGIN 2014. However, the output image would be created if I could select format: float 32 ...
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Opening image in ERDAS Imagine

I am trying to open a .img image fil in ERDAS Imagine and I keep getting the message "End of file reading dictionary" with ERDAS not responding. The program gets stuck here and I have to shut it down. ...
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Why could imagery lose radiometric resolution after orthoresampling in ERDAS Photogrammetry

I have some issues with orthoresampling images in ERDAS Photogrammetry (formerly LPS). I've set up two different image blocks (including orientation and camera paramters) and created multiple digital ...
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Division by zero error in Erdas imagine 2014

I'm running a Model maker to divide a couple of rasters. The function is as follows: ($n1_band1 / $n2_band2)* 100 There is no zero in both images (both of them are integers). However, I'm still ...
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ERROR in Resolution Merge using ERDAS IMAGINE 2013

I have attached an example image to show the problem: When i have to Resolution Merge, it will come error this process. How to solve this problem? I would like some suggestions regarding this error.
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Pro vs Con on using export to JPEG or JP2000 files for large imagery files

What is the preference among GIS Specialist and Remote Sensing Specialist using the JPEG vs JP2000. Yes, I am aware of other compressed files such as ECW or MrSID... I am more of concern of how to ...
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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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What is the Pro or Cons for mosaic 30 GB jp2000?

Has anyone tried mosaic jp2000 imagery in ERDAS, ArcGIS , ENVI or any softwares that they have accomplished ? I have three jp2000 files that is total about 28.1 GB that I want to mosaic with ?
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Is TOA reflectance in floating point or DN? [closed]

After converting at radiance to TOA reflectance,is going to be in DN or floating point.
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How can we extract feature for automation method using ERDAS Imagine 2013 software?

I have Quickbird Satellite data, hence I want to extraction from Building foot prints using automation method. Could you give whether its possible or not? If possible how can we use ERDAS Imagine ...
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Image and Aoi files have different map info. Aborting…ERDAS

I have an image 03.img and I want to apply Sub pixel classification on it. Since the image is rather big, I first clipped it with an AOI file (converted from a shape file). Next I applied ...
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/1.#IND error in ERDAS

I was applying the vegetation index ($n1_ttc0003r_16(2) - $n1_ttc0003r_16(4)) / ($n1_ttc0003r_16(2) + $n1_ttc0003r_16(4)) to a multispectral image, and the raster resulting on this operation had all ...
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Retrieving Aerosol Optical Depth (AOT) from Landsat multispectral data

I need to retrieve Aerosol Optical Depth from Landsat multispectral datasets. Has anyone successfully tried something like that before?
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1m cell size equivalent value in decimal degree

I'm doing re-sampling pixel size in ERDAS 2014,I'm using input image(Indian terrain) in GCS_WGS_84 projection. Now I have to keep out put cell size as 1m,what is the 1m equvivalent value in Decimal ...
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How to avoid background zero values in erdas imagine model maker? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to avoid background black color/ zero value in background pixels in processed images using erdas imagine? Particularly in model maker. It's confusing in statistical calculation.
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Could not open/read USGS raster file

I could not open/read the following .img file. The document below says it is a raster file. http://edc2.usgs.gov/1KM/land_sea_mask.php I tried to open it using many ways such as Q-Gis software, and ...
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Rectification of a lot of images using ERDAS IMAGINE

I want to rectify many images of same area but different dates at a time in ERDAS Imagine 1 I did this using Batch processing but I have no out put. Second I did reproject many images using Batch ...
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ERDAS file not recognized as ERDAS Hierarchal File Architecture (EFHA)?

I am trying to do an accuracy assessment in Erdas using "user defined ground control points" (I collected the GPS points myselfin the field using a handheld GPS). However, when I load the thematic ...
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same RMS error for different resolution data

if i rectify a low resolution data and high resolution data and both have same RMS error =1 then what would be rectify more accurately? means for which resolution this error is more acceptable ...
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Enabling Erdas ECW files in gdal

I want to enable read support from Erdas ECW files in gdal on windows. I have GDAL binaries from http://www.gisinternals.com/sdk/ and i also have a self compiled version. when compiling myself I ...
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How to derive the slope angle value from DEM?

I am trying to calculate the steepness of each pixels (30m) from the DEM of 2m resolution. I have made use of ERDAS Imagine - Slope function and returns a contour-like pixel image. The pixel value ...
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How to mosaic lots of TIF files [duplicate]

I have 550 piece of .Tif fil files. I need to mosaic them. I tried QGIS, ERDAS and ArcGIS but they crashed everytime. In Erdas Tif's stored only 4GB limit of size. Which solution can be useful for me ...
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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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Cloud/Shadow Masking: How to shift a cloud mask in Erdas/ArcMap/Py Script

I have the task to mask out cloud cover in approximately 20 landsat 8 scenes. Creating the cloud mask for the "white part" is easy, but I need help in addressing the clouds shadow. General ...